Gavin is a graduate in Business and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Fellow of the Institute of Digital and Direct Marketing. He has spent over 25 years building businesses through performance marketing whilst both client side and at his own agency.
Gavin is currently CEO of the marketing agency WDMP, which he founded in 2002. Prior to this he worked in senior marketing roles at Toyota and Lexus, was Marketing Director at what is now Virgin Media and was European Head of CRM at Amazon.com and also responsible for UK Marketing.
Gavin is an active member of the UK Marketing industry, has served on ISBA Action Groups, DMA Councils and regularly judges at industry awards. He is a Non-Exec Board member of the UK DMA (Direct Marketing Association) chairing the remuneration Committee and also serves on the Executive Committee of London Irish Rugby Club where he is responsible for Youth Rugby and coaches the U16 team.
When not on the rugby pitch he is a keen and active cyclist tackling challenging endurance rides and braving the London commute.