New Zealand Head Office

John Tidswell – Business Development Manager

I came to TDDA after a significant career in the commercial investigation industry, predominantly fishing industry based. In 2004 I became involved in work place drug testing, in conjunction with the investigation portfolio. My experience with work place testing started with the New Zealand division of a major Australasian transport and logistics company, and they remain a client today.

Prior to the above I spent thirteen years in the NZ Police, in the main at Auckland Central, from where I left at the rank of Detective Sergeant. During my CIB career I spent several years attached to the Criminal Intelligence Section, VIP Protection and Car Squad.

I believe I bring to TDDA a broad understanding of Drug and Alcohol testing solutions together with a wide range of contacts and business relationships.I am based at the National Support Office and my focus is on developing national clients while looking after the needs and interests of all TDDA licensees and stakeholders.

I am a Westlake Boys High School “old-boy”, outside of work my interests and passions are my family, fishing, tennis, Harley Davidson motorcycles and Harbour Rugby.

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Head Office

Building H, Unit 3-63
Apollo Drive


09 479 4332

Postal Address

PO Box 300647
Albany 0752

Office Holiday Hours

Closing Friday 21st December at 1pm

Reopening with all staff on Monday 14th

Ops Skeleton staff coverage from 7th January

Accounts Skeleton staff coverage from 8th January

Chris Tobin

Chris Tobin

Group Sales Manager

Mobile: 021 958 500

John Tidswell

John Tidswell

Business Development Manager

Mobile: 027 437 8433

Lauren Hobson

Lauren Hobson

Sales and Marketing Executive

Mobile: 021 194 4023

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