Tania Davies read Counselling Skills and Theory at the University of Wales before training as a post-compulsory educator within FE and then HE. She completed an MRes at Swansea University and explored gender identity within higher education before undertaking a PhD at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Tania created a unique CADAC approach to measuring and assessing wellbeing which combined Sen's Capabilities Approach with the OECD's Guidelines on Measuring Subjective Wellbeing to inform social policy.
Tania worked as an addictions counsellor for young offenders within the criminal justice system. She went on to become the Health Portfolio Director and then Manager at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David for almost ten years. She held positions within the Military Education for Wales, the Research Centre of Expertise Cymru and the Higher Education for Future Generations Group.