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As trusted advisors to the global cannabis industry, Hyde Advisory & Investments Inc. has hands-on experience providing expert guidance to cannabis companies and government bodies on matters relating to business/licensing strategy, regulatory/policy approaches, cannabis facility design, facility operations/security, cannabis transaction facilitation/due diligence and corporate risk governance. 


Led by David Hyde, our cannabis sector work spans 19 countries and includes engagements with multi-national cannabis companies, new market entrants, foreign governments, cannabis business start-ups, R&D/testing companies, local/regional governments, First Nations bands and investment groups.


The secret to our success is the depth of our specialized knowledge; 8+ years of cannabis sector consulting experience working on over 1,500 consultations with cannabis companies globally, 465 global cannabis licence applications, 220+ cannabis facility site audits/visits and 21 cannabis M&A/restructuring consultations. We have also brokered the purchase and sale of numerous licensed cannabis businesses up to a value of $38 million.


Our clients come to us for our unique cannabis industry perspective, our understanding of global cannabis licensing and operations and the depth of our cannabis sector network.


David Hyde


David Hyde is a global cannabis industry consultant with eight years of hands-on experience advising cannabis companies and government bodies on matters relating to business/licensing strategy, cannabis facility design/operations/security, regulatory compliance, cannabis public policy, transaction due diligence, and corporate governance.

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Pauline Hyde


Pauline’s passion for the legalized cannabis industry is what lead her to join her husband David Hyde in 2013 as they built Canada’s foremost cannabis security consultancy – David Hyde and Associates (DHA). With over 8 years of experience in the cannabis space, Pauline has established an extensive network within the industry allowing her the privilege of working with 100’s of Cannabis companies on key aspects of their business.

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