David is Director of SeHead of SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) at MEC (a GroupM/WPP company), co-leading a team of 25 SEOs across Manchester and London. When not working at MEC, David consults for a number of charities, is part of the Joomla CMS Sponsorship Team, on the advisory board of icould.com and is an industry speaker at the University of Salford's Search and Social Media Marketing course. In 2010, David was chosen as a MediaWeek '30 under 30' rising star for "breaking new ground in SEO". Within 18 months of joining MEC, he grew the SEO team tenfold, increased SEO revenue to over £1 million, quadrupled client base and established MEC as a major authority in SEO". In 2011, David won silver in MediaWeek's 'Agency rising star' category.