Gareth Davies


Agile Coach, Xero

Location: Wellington, New Zealand


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster


Gareth Davies has been in the IT industry since 1996 and has been working with agile practices since 2007. He has experience in various Agile/Lean frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, Feature Driven Development (FDD), and Extreme Programming (XP).

Gareth is fortunate and happy to be one of the very few experienced Certified Scrum Professionals based in New Zealand.

Work experience

Xero, Agile Coach
March 2014 - Present, Wellington, New Zealand
Guiding the implementation of agile practices at Xero

Colossal, Agile Coach
October 2007 - Present, Wellington, New Zealand

Consulting with multiple organisations to implement and improve their agility.

Spendvision, Agile Coach
September 2012 - December 2013, Auckland, New Zealand

Asking the awkward questions that no one else wants to ask. Responsible for the agile transformation of the entire organisation, managing and coaching a growing team of Scrum Masters.

Air New Zealand, Agile Project Manager
November 2011 - May 2012, Auckland, New Zealand

Working in the Innovations & Ventures department.

IAG NZ, Scrum Master
March 2011 - September 2011, Auckland, New Zealand

Coaching multiple Scrum teams.

All Options, Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master
February 2009 - November 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Implementing Scrum with multiple teams.