David Hyde, founder of David Hyde & Associates, is Managing Director of CannaNavigators, a leading cannabis licensing, compliance and security consultancy. David is also CEO of Hyde Advisory & Investments, a strategic advisory firm providing cannabis sector transaction facilitation and due diligence services, as well as specialized support to governments and cannabis companies on regulatory policy, licensing strategy and corporate governance.
David is a global cannabis industry consultant with over 8 years of experience advising cannabis companies, new market entrants, First Nations groups and government bodies. He has consulted with over 750 legal cannabis businesses globally including large-scale and small-batch cultivators, outdoor farms and nurseries, processors and extractors, packagers and distributors, research and testing labs, and cannabis retail outlets. David has worked with local and regional governments, as well as federal licensing bodies, on regulatory policy, licensing and compliance strategy, enforcement tools, inspector training, and guidance documents for industry.