STRI Group has appointed Gwynn Davies as a turfgrass consultant, to support extensive business growth and service development in the UK and overseas markets.
Davies is a well-known figure in the sports turf industry and has accumulated a wealth of specialist experience during his 15-year career.
Davies initially gained a First-Class Honours degree in Turfgrass Science and received an R&A Scholarship.
Since then he has held several senior positions in golf course management and consultancy, including a stint in turfgrass agronomy at STRI. Davies said:
I am delighted to be back with the STRI team and I am looking forward to being able to share my knowledge and experience, supporting the development of sports facilities across the UK. I always enjoyed the camaraderie of the team at STRI and I am excited to join them as they enter a new phase of growth and development in 2019.
STRI Group director Lee Penrose said:
Gwynn is an outstanding sports facility consultant who has expert technical knowledge. I have no doubt that Gwynn will hit the ground running and continue to deliver STRI consultancy services to the highest level as expected by our clients.
STRI is the leading global design and consultancy specialist for the development of elite standard sports surfaces.
It provides advice and expertise on the research, design, construction and management of both natural and artificial sports fields of play across the world.
STRI was established in the UK in 1929, and now operates globally out of its three research and design hubs in Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Clients include some of the world’s most iconic sports venues, international tournaments, sports governing bodies, sports club owners and facilities managers, local authorities and schools.
STRI has within its capabilities extensive staff resources working across wide range of R&D, design, consultancy and sustainability disciplines.