Davina graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with an Honours degree in Speech and Drama. Upon leaving she worked as a founder member of a theatre-in-education company Eclipse Theatre Co. in and around London. Davina worked for 28 years as Director of Drama in schools in London, Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire.
In addition, she spent 7 years as a part-time Youth Arts Worker for Surrey; creating extra-curricular performing activities and arts experience for young people county wide. Davina is a judge for the English Speaking Union, a freelance Drama Consultant for secondary schools, she directs and produces productions and is also a bookkeeper for various organisations.
Davina loves theatre and performing but also has a menagerie of animals, including the usual dog and cat, as well as Pygmy goats, donkeys and alpacas.