Evan Davies acted as a planning consultant to a number of New Zealand developers. In 1986, Mr Davies joined Rainbow Corporation and its subsidiaries, and was responsible for commercial developments in New Zealand and Australia. In 1991, he joined Brierley Investments as general manager of Brierley Properties. After disposal of Brierley's property portfolio, Mr Davies led the licensing and development processes for the Sky City project in Auckland and joined Sky City on its public listing in 1996. He joined Todd Property as managing director in 2008.