This article will answer every question you have about Sara Davies. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Davies do for a living?
- Who are Davies’s parents and siblings?
- What are Davies’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Davies married or does she have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Davies have any children?
- Where is Davies now?
- How tall is Davies?
- How much money does Davies earn?
- What is Daviesnet worth?
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Who is Sara Davies?
Sara Davies MBA is a popular British businesswoman entrepreneur and television personality. She is the founder and owner of Crafter’s Companion, a company she started while a student at the University of York. It was revealed that she would attend the panel of the BBC television program Dragon’s Den for its 17th series, replacing Jenny Campbell who decided to leave the program in early 2019. In 2021 Davies was appointed the North East Ambassador for Smart Works Newcastle, a charity supporting unemployed women into work through clothing and coaching.
Sara Davies Career
Davies founded crafter’s Companion, a crafter’s supply company, whilst at university in 2005. During a placement at a small craft company, she spotted a gap in the market for a tool that could create bespoke envelopes for handmade cards and, with the aid of a local carpenter, designed a product called The Enveloper which she launched on the TV shopping channel Ideal World, selling 30,000 units within six months. By the time she graduated, the business was backing over £500,000.
As of 2019, Crafter’s Companion exports to more than 40 countries worldwide. The company has a UK headquarters in Newton Aycliffe, outlets in Evesham, Chesterfield, and Colne, an office in Corona, California, and employs 200 people worldwide. In 2018 the turnover of Crafter’s Companion was said to be nearly £25 million. In her capacity as an entrepreneur, Davies helps women in business and offers support and guidance to businesses as part of her mentoring role with the Entrepreneurs’ Forum.
In 2015, Davies hosted Local Television Limited’s (formerly Made in Television) craft show, Be Creative. On 23 April 2019, she joined BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den as the show’s youngest-ever female investor. Speaking to the BBC, she said “I’ve been a fan of the show since it started. I was even invited to pitch on the show 13 years ago, so it feels like I’ve come a full circle.”
From September 2021 Davies competed in the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing where she was paired with Aljaž Škorjanec. They were eliminated in Week 8, after a dance-off with Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin.
Awards and honors
Davies was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to the economy. Davies has been recognized with a number of awards for her work as an entrepreneur. In 2010 she was awarded the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year award, in 2013 she was presented with the Entrepreneur of the Year at the Shell Women of the Year Awards and she was listed in startups.co.uk’s Young Guns Entrepreneurs of the Year class of 2015. She has also been the recipient of two Lloyds Bank National Business Awards: the Santander Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year award in 2010 and the Outstanding Contribution to British Business Award in 2019.
How old is Sara Davies
Davies is currently aged 38 years old as of 2023, having been born on April 23, 1984, in Coundon, County Durham, England. She shared her birthdate with popular people such as Aaron Dessner, Andruw Jones, Ashleigh Barty, Barry Watson, Bryce Dessner, Charlie Rowe, Chloe Kim, Craig Sheffer, and many more.
Sara Davies Family
Who are Sara Davies’s Parents?
Davies was born and raised in Coundon, County Durham, England to her parents Frank and Susan Davies. Her parents are into business and have owned a decorating store for more than three decades.
Does Sara Davies have Siblings?
She has only one sister known as Helen Johnson, who took over and runs the Sara Davies family business.
Sara Davies Education
Sara was a meritorious student in her school. She did her early education at the nearby School Teesside. After completing her schooling, she joined York University. In 2006 she completed her graduation with a first-class business degree.
Sara Davies Spouse
She is married to her childhood spouse, Simon Davies. Her husband works at the Crafter’s Companion as the company’s managing director.
Sara Davies Kids
She has two sons, Oliver and Charlie. Her sons are so passionate about making.
Sara Davies Height
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful, body she stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.62 m) and a weight of 141 lbs (64 kg).
Sara Davies’s Net Worth
Davies is a British businesswoman, entrepreneur, and television personality. Her net worth is estimated to be around $37 million as of 2023.