MedCan Summit Speaker

Tim Aldridge

Managing Director,
Puro

Tim is a highly experienced CEO and Director, establishing several multi-million dollar businesses in various industries, many of which are household names in the South Island today.  Tim has a deep understanding of business culture, market positioning and how to execute on strategy.  In 2018 Tim moved his focus to the medical cannabis and healthcare industry which he is deeply passionate about.


All Sessions by Tim Aldridge

Day 1 - Industry Summit - 10 February

Time Industry Stream Science Stream
10:05
  • Comparing New Zealand’s medicinal cannabis industry to the world
  • The opportunity to join the global industry and be amongst the global players
  • What is unique about New Zealand’s harvest (and product) to drive a global opportunity to drive our economy as well as contribute to global healthcare and wellbeing outcomes?
  • What are the milestones that the industry needs to reach to achieve a commercially sustainable industry?
  • Keeping it local – what are the collaboration options for Maori businesses and organisations to expand their interest in primary industries?

Manu Caddie, Co-Founder, Kaihautu – Innovation and Regulation, Rua Bioscience

Carmen Doran 
Chief Executive Officer, Helius Therapeutics
Mark Lucas 
Chief Executive Officer, Cannasouth
Tim Aldridge 
Managing Director, Puro
Mitch Cuevas 
Pharmaceutical Director, Eqalis
  • Comparing New Zealand’s medicinal cannabis industry to the world
  • The opportunity to join the global industry and be amongst the global players
  • What is unique about New Zealand’s harvest (and product) to drive a global opportunity to drive our economy as well as contribute to global healthcare and wellbeing outcomes?
  • What are the milestones that the industry needs to reach to achieve a commercially sustainable industry?
  • Keeping it local – what are the collaboration options for Maori businesses and organisations to expand their interest in primary industries?

Manu Caddie, Co-Founder, Kaihautu – Innovation and Regulation, Rua Bioscience

Carmen Doran 
Chief Executive Officer, Helius Therapeutics
Mark Lucas 
Chief Executive Officer, Cannasouth
Tim Aldridge 
Managing Director, Puro
Mitch Cuevas 
Pharmaceutical Director, Eqalis

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