Angela Davies

Education institution data as a source of sustainable competitive advantage

Angela Davies, PhD Student in Management
Angela Davies, PhD Student in Management


Office: PhD space, Level 1, Rutherford House, Pipitea campus, Wellington 6011

Supervisors: Prof Sally DavenportDr Isabelle Sin


Angela brings expertise in the student success domain, specifically whole-of-organisation learner-centred strategy and operationalisation, with a focus on data-informed actions. Angela holds Principal Advisor roles at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, and the Tertiary Education Commission, and sits on the leadership team of Tītoko – Te Herenga Waka Victoria of University’s, Centre for Student Success.

With a background in economics, Angela has experience working across multiple sectors of the economy including education, national statistics offices, private multi-nationals, private small business and public health, complemented with international experience working in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and France.

Angela’s doctoral research investigates education institution data as a source of sustainable competitive advantage. Angela is a whanau member of Te Pūnaha Matatini Centre of Research Excellence, and is affiliated with Graduate Women Wellington.


Master of Arts (International Development)  Deakin University

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons Economics)  Deakin University

Research interests

Learning analytics, learner analytics, whole-of-organisation learner success, education interventions, data governance, competitive advantage in the tertiary education sector, education and equitable outcomes