Dave Waters

Dave Waters

Creative Director at DFGW (now Freud)
London, United Kingdom


Dave has worked in advertising since graduating in Fine art and graphics in 1978.
Three years at First City Advertising, London. Followed by seven years at Gold Greenlees Trott, London. Working as a board director at GGT, Dave teamed up with Paul Grubb and Michael Finn. They set up their own agency with planner Gary Duckworth ten years ago. Despite launching at the height of London?s recession DFGW has enjoyed spectacular growth. The agency has produced widely admired.
Campaigns for the big blue chip companies, Toshiba computer, Daewoo cars, The governments anti drugs campaign, Independent Television Committee and Pizza Hut among others. In climbing to just outside the top twenty London agencies DFGW has amassed awards across all clients in most disciplines and more importantly maintains it?s high levels of energy and fun. Dave also sits on several industry committees and has been President of the Creative Circle. In his spare time he makes animated films.

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