Whilst still in Melbourne, Davis was appointed media manager of Colonial Stadium from 1998 to 2000 and director of Royce Communications between 2000 and 2005.
In London, David was appointed director of James Henderson's company Pelham PR, between 2005 and 2009 before its merge with Bell Pottinger Communications. After the merger he became managing director of Pelham Bell Pottinger.
- Alec Mattinson Pelham Bell Pottinger promotes Gavin Davis to managing director PR Week, 5 March 2013, accessed 9 October 2014
- Gavin Davis Linkedin, undated, accessed 9 October 2014