David Sawicki

David Sawicki

Founder and Managing Director at Third Wave Ideas

For 25 years, David has helped iconic and emerging Australian companies crack their toughest communications and creative challenges to improve performance. 


Having co-founded Impact Employees Communications, David’s business was acquired by the Singleton Group Limited and renamed Ogilvy Impact (WPP) where he was named Business Director for both WPP AUZ and Ogilvy Impact for a number of years.


Today, David is chairman to an array of advisory boards with distinction. He is also an advisor to both large and medium sized organisations’ including the largest independent marcomms agency group, Bastion Collective.


David’s roster of trusted clients include large infrastructure businesses like WT Partnership, booming tech enterprises like CASHREWARDS, and progressive creative houses like UCI Design and Manufacturing as well as global bodies like Dacadoo Health Solutions (ANZ). 


When he’s not surfing in his free time, David is working on his TED Talk while also being a welcome speaker at many of Australia’s most progressive forums, summits and events.