Skills & experience: John Davies joined Babcock in 2010, following the acquisition of VT Group and was appointed Divisional Chief Executive of the then Defence and Security division. He joined the Group Board on 1 January 2013. He served as Divisional Chief Executive, Defence and Security until 2 November 2015, when he moved to lead the Support Services division. John is a lawyer by background and a graduate of the University of Manchester and Chester Law College. He has worked extensively across the support services and defence sectors within Bombardier, BAE Systems and VT Group.