Having studied Photography and Photographic History in the UK, David Birkitt embarked on a career in photographer representation with the London based agency Penny Rich in in 1996, representing photographers that included Lee Strickland and Jane Hilton. Working alongside Penny he managed various commercial photography projects producing shoots in Europe for brands such as Ben Sherman, Next Directory and Britsh GQ. In 2001 he moved from London to New York during his time there he continued representing photographers, building key relationships between the Artists, Agencies and Brands, during the next 7 years he worked with some of the most renowned photographic artists including Nadav Kander, Stephen Shore, Larry Sultan, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Joel Sternfeld, John Midgley and Mitch Epstein. Operating internationally, clients for both photography and production services included Nike, Adidas, Samsung, The British Gold Council, Intercontinental Hotels, GE, VW, Mercedes Benz, Orange Communications, Vodafone, British Vogue and British Airways. During this time David also worked with Magnum Photos photographers including Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Peter Marlow and Stuart Franklin. Wanting to combine his knowledge and experience along with his own vision for the future of the photographic industry as a whole, he founded DMB Media in 2008 back in London. The vision was to bring together the most exciting and challenging lens based artists committed to pushing the boundaries of the creative process along with the new possibilities provided by digital platforms and live experiences. He now leads DMB, a group of three companies representing top photographers in UK and Europe, the likes of Martin Parr, WassinkLundgren, Simon Roberts and Finn Taylor. The agency has offices in London and Paris, working on photography and moving image commissions.