Film and animation company founder, Gorilla Gorilla!
Dean is a unique blend of passionate filmmaker and communications thinker with a track record of developing and producing film and animation projects for commercial clients that make powerful connections with audiences.
His work has been BAFTA and RTS nominated, earned Webby honoree status, taken home Gold at the New York Festivals, and added to the national archive by the BFI.
Dean set up Gorilla Gorilla! in 2014 as a ‘new breed of production company’ that combines filmmaking flair with digital channel savvy and marketing and communications expertise. His current roster of clients includes Sainsbury’s, HSBC, Honest Burgers, PepsiCo and Eurostar.
CEO of MediaCom UK
Director, Clore Leadership
Vice-Principal of King's College London and Trustee of the V & A Museum
Former MP & Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
Senior Adviser Welsh Affairs for Severn Trent Water and Former Director, BT Wales