Glyn Davies (1919 – 2003) was a Welsh economist, best known for his 1994 book, A History Of Money From Ancient Times To The Present Day. He studied economics at University of Wales, Cardiff. His studies were interrupted by the outbreak of World War II; he served in the Royal Dragoons and was present at the Battle of El Alamein. He also took part in the Normandy invasions of 1944.
Glyn Davies was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Wales and Economic Advisor to Julian Hodge Bank Ltd. His former positions include Sir Julian Hodge Professor of Banking and Finance and Head of Department for Economics and Banking, U.W.I.S.T, Cardiff. He was also Senior Economic Advisor to the Secretary of State for Wales and Economic advisor and Director of the Bank of Wales.