Davina Payne

Board Member

Davina Payne has over 30 years’ experience working in the media. She has experience in newspapers, radio and but has spent most of her career in television as a reporter, producer and series producer in news, factual and current affairs documentaries. She has primarily worked for ITV Wales, although she has worked for ITV West in Bristol where she won several national and international awards for her documentaries. Alongside her television career she runs her own media business and specialises in media training and creating training and promotional videos.

She has worked for Creative Skillset Cymru as a freelance careers’ advisor working with undergraduates and postgraduates in Wales, is an associate tutor at Cardiff Metropolitan University and is a visiting lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton.

Davina would like to see the Leadership Academy continue its work providing expert support to schools and learning organisations and inspiring future leaders through the Academy Associates.

Davina likes bodyboarding, especially in Pembrokeshire and is a volunteer shepherdess with the Gwent Wildlife Trust.


Davina Payne

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