Dave is co-founder and a Director of Alight Media, the fastest-growing out-of-home media owner in the UK. Alight Media helps advertisers achieve truly national reach across the UK by bringing previously overlooked areas to light.
Dave was previously Development Director at Clear Channel UK, overseeing the development of large and small format digital and classic out-of-home (OOH) advertising opportunities. He was accountable for managing and retaining, through competitive tenders, over 250 street furniture contracts with Councils and transit authorities.
Dave joined More O’Ferrall in 1988 in media sales before progressing to Regional Sales Director and moving into a senior role in the Development team when More O’Ferrall was acquired by Clear Channel. Dave also acted as a Director of the Heart of London BID until 2017, with responsibility for marketing and communication.
Before starting his career in OOH advertising. Dave taught in a Liverpool Comprehensive for 10 years which has provided him with a lifelong commitment to public education. He is currently supporting a Shropshire school on the Government approved Enterprise Advisor scheme.
Dave studied Mediaeval History at Liverpool University and is the married father of three children. His passions include sport, music, literature and history alongside a love of good food and wine with friends.