David Hyde, M.Sc. CPC is a strategic licensing and security consultant with five years experience in the regulated cannabis industry. Over a 32-year career, David has operated an award-winning business, secured some of Canada’s most iconic landmarks & led the security program for a $19 billion global corporation with 60 million sq. ft. of facility assets.
David holds a M.Sc. (w/Distinction) in Security & Risk Management from the University of Leicester and Certificate in Security Management from the University of Calgary. He completed The Wharton School Development Program for Security Executives and is a Certified Advanced Level Crime Prevention (CPTED) Practitioner. David is the only Canadian member on the Security Committee for the Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards.
Over the past 5 years, David’s firm, David Hyde & Associates has: (1) provided security consulting services to over 300 ACMPR (LP) and NCR (LD) applicants across Canada; (2) worked with 57 of the 104 Licensed Producer sites &; (3) attended over 30 licensing inspections with Health Canada.