Chief Executive Officer and founder
Kirk is a former detective with the New Zealand Police and served in the Drug Squad where he investigated national and international drug dealing syndicates.
With over 16 years’ experience in workplace drug testing, Kirk is an expert on substance use and testing technologies. He is a former long-standing board member of the U.S.-based Drug and Alcohol Testing Association (DATIA) and National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA), and the former chair of both organisations’ international committees.
Kirk is qualified as a drug abuse recognition trainer from the California Narcotics Officers Association ‘CNOA’, and regularly presents at international conferences on substance use. He is also on TDDA’s Board of Directors.
Chief Operating Officer
Glenn was a Senior Sergeant in the New Zealand Police, often working with the negative effects of drugs at a community level. He went on to several key management positions in local and central Government organisations before joining TDDA.
Glenn is a serving board member on the US-based National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA) and is also qualified as a trained drug abuse recognition trainer from the California Narcotics Officers Association ‘CNOA’.
Group Technical Manager and co-founder
Rod is a former New Zealand Police Officer, a qualified detective and served in the Drug Squad where he investigated national and international drug dealing syndicates and New Zealand’s organised crime groups.
More recently, Rod served on the committee that determined the AS 4760-2006 Oral Fluid Standard and is on the committee revising the AS/NZS 4308: 2008 urine drug testing standard. Rod is a serving board member on the US-based National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA) and is chair of the “International Committee”. Rod is also qualified as a trained drug abuse recognition trainer from the California Narcotics Officers Association ‘CNOA’.
Chief Information Officer
Michael is an experienced IT professional, having served in c-suite roles across numerous organisations, and with over 20 years in the IT industry, he is known for pairing his IT expertise with business savvy.
Michael’s specialties are business process re-engineering, IT automation and streamlining business architectures. Michael helps organisations use technology to increase security, compliance, efficiency, and agility.
TDDA Board of Directors/Advisors
Originally from Scotland, Jim made his way to New Zealand in 1994. Starting life as an apprentice electrician, Jim became the Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of Navman, taking the organization from a $3 million company to a $500 million worldwide brand.
After the sale of Navman in 2006, Jim initially semi-retired and worked as a company director and consultant for various technology companies. Jim is again semi-retired but continues to be a director and consultant in both business and sport.
Andrew Wong is the managing director of HealthCare Holdings Ltd, a private healthcare investment company. He qualified as a specialist medical practitioner with a Masters in Public Health and a Fellowship of the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine. With a career of over 25 years in both public and private health in New Zealand and overseas he has gained extensive experience in strategic planning and implementation, leadership and operational management.
Andrew has held government appointments with Health Workforce New Zealand, the Health Innovation Hub, and is sitting on the Executive of the New Zealand Private Hospital’s Association.
Callum is the principal of Consulere Limited, a specialist consulting firm for litigation support and governance. Previously he spent 25 years in public practice both with his own prominent North Shore Chartered Accounting firm and an international Chartered Accounting firm after a period working in a large District Health Board.
Callum splits his time between client advice, directorships, advisory board roles, trusteeships and court expert witness work. He is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Directors.
Mike Bush served in the New Zealand Police for 42 years, progressing through the ranks from frontline policing and the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) to senior roles including Liaison Officer for Southeast Asia. He was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2006 for his relief work during the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. Upon appointment to the role of Commissioner of Police in 2014, Bush introduced changes focused on culture and operational models, including the “Prevention First” model.
Dr. Lloyd McCann
Dr Lloyd McCann is the Chief Executive Officer for Mercy Radiology and Clinics, and is the Head of Digital Health for Healthcare Holdings Limited.
He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and worked as a Beachheads Advisor for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. He completed a mixed clinical and managerial fellowship at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in Emergency Medicine and Performance Improvement.
Lloyd has worked across public and private health in New Zealand in clinical, consultancy and leadership roles.