A prominent member of a pioneering farming family from Kellerberrin in Western Australia, Mr Davies was a farmer and consultant before being elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as a National Party Member for Agriculture in 1998.

Mr Davies was a Life Member of the Claremont-Nedlands Cricket Club, holding the role of President at the club for ten years from 2002 to 2013, and was a First Grade player at Claremont-Cottesloe Cricket Club and WAFL player with East Fremantle.

Mr Davies represented the Western Australian District Cricket Council on the WACA Board from 2007 to 2011 and was a strong ambassador for club cricket and its value to the cricket pathway system.

During his farming years at Wyalkatchem, Mr Davies played in many Country Week Cricket Carnivals and was selected in the WA Country XI.