Kevin Davis was Leader of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames between 2014 and 2018, having previously been a Councillor between 1998 and 2006. He has fought two General Elections as a Parliamentary candidate. He has led innovative businesses in the voluntary and commercial sectors including being the Chief Executive of a leading disability charity and founding and establishing an educational not-for-profit. His commercial career has seen him found a Public Affairs agency and lead an international textile business working in the UK, USA, India and Europe. As a former child actor and trained as a singer he maintains an interest in the arts and sits as a member of the London Board of Arts Council England.