Commentator and Communicator

About

This year I am graduating with a First Class degree from Oxford, working at one of the world’s leading communications firms, and launching Wales’ first all-encompassing digital graduate network.

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Theo Davies-Lewis

I’m Theo, a 21-year old communications professional currently working at Finsbury Communications in London.

Growing up in Llanelli in a Welsh-speaking family, I had the immense privilege of having a fulfilling and fun childhood on the site of my great-grandfather’s family floristry business, still run today by the Lewis’.

Through my family’s hard-working values and working-class roots, from a very young age I had an incredibly strong work ethic in school. I was educated through the medium of Welsh up to the age of 13, before I won a scholarship to Llandovery College and then St Michael’s School in Llanelli.

I achieved 3A* at A-Level, and went up to Oxford University to study BA Archaeology and Anthropology. I’ve just finished my Finals, and achieved a First Class grade.

Oxford was a place where I developed my vast communications abilities. During my time at the university, I was Broadcast and News Editor for the Cherwell newspaper; a contributor to The Oxford Student; founder of the Station Manager and student radio, the now-flourishing Oxide Radio; a JCR committee member in college, with responsibility for budgets and student committees; President of the Oxford University Archaeological Society; the Communications Officer for the fantastic First Generation Students group; and finally, the founder and President of the Oxford University Media Society - an organisation I grew to become the most exciting and prominent forums for debate and discussion in Oxford.

These experiences have been very valuable for me: I am somebody who is able to deliver professional services in communications, writing and broadcasting to an extremely high standard and to tight deadlines.

At the moment I am keeping myself busy with regular punditry, which I usually do on politics, business and education for BBC Cymru Wales. Aside from this and my work at Finsbury, I am leading Darogan Talent to develop Wales’ employment sector, writing a book on Welsh identity, and developing a new anthropology blog series on London’s tube stations.

If this sounds remotely interesting, or anything else on this website catches your eye, please get in touch.

Diolch yn fawr.

TDL 17/07/19