Howard Davies has been a regular collaborator in the Trends overview of the implementation of the Bologna Process and has participated in a number of EUA projects in the field of European higher education policy. These have addressed issues of mobility, qualifications frameworks, and the recognition of academic and professional qualifications. He currently sits on the steering committee of the Institutional Evaluation Programme.
As an independent consultant based in UK, he has undertaken assignments for the European Commission (DGs Education and Culture, Enlargement, Enterprise and Industry, Health and Consumer Affairs), as well as for British Council, the Deutscher Akademischer Austauch Dienst, and various national rectors conferences. He is a member of the European Coordinating Group of Universities UK and of the Europe Forum of the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Howard Davies was previously Head of European Development at London Metropolitan University and was responsible for its Brussels office from 2002 until 2007. During this period he was also a UK Bologna Promoter. He has a PhD from University College London, as well as numerous publications in the field of French literature and philosophy.