Dave has been advising senior clients on reputation management and digital communications for almost two decades. As Head of Global Digital Crisis, Dave is responsible for ensuring the seamless integration of digital, data and intelligence in Edelman’s global crisis offering.
Since joining Edelman in 2010, Dave has played senior roles on clients across a wide variety of clients across different sectors. Prior to this role, Dave led Edelman’s Canadian Digital practice for five years, overseeing a team spanning Edelman’s five Canadian offices. He also oversaw the growth of the Canadian Insights and Analytics, Paid Media, Project Management, and Influencer Marketing teams. Dave’s team won a slew of awards at shows including Cannes Lions, CLIOs, CPRS, IABC and Canadian Marketing Awards.
Dave led Edelman Canada’s integrated crisis response team in for a Fortune 50 manufacturer during a global crisis, spending almost two years as part of the client’s executive board overseeing the crisis response and working directly with the C-suite.
Dave sits on the Program Advisory Committee for post-graduate marketing courses at Seneca College. He is also a mentor for the BANFF Spark Marketing Accelerator for Women in the Business of Media.
Dave graduated from the University of Bath with an honours degree in business administration.