The team at NZDA are always happy to help! Please see below for NZDA staff contact details.



Dr David Crum ONZM

Chief Executive

Overall NZDA Management.
Dental Protection case management & enquiries.

Email: David Crum



Pepe Davenport

Personal Assistant

PA to David Crum.
NZDA Executive/Board Secretary.
Dental Protection Complaints Coordinator.

Email: Pepe Davenport

Dr Mowafaq Amso

Associate Director [Development]

Policy advice to Chief Executive.
Management of NZDA Continuing Professional Development.
NZDA Research activities & funding management.
Standards development.
NZDA Codes of Practice and Guidelines.

Email: Mo Amso

Ami Gilchrist

Associate Director [Membership Services]

Provision and development of membership services.
Management of key relationships/partnerships
Staff management.

Email: Ami Gilchrist

Annelise Scrimgeour

NZDA - Colgate Oral Health Promotion Manager

Management of NZDA oral health promotion activities, liaison with schools,
media and health sector to promote oral health, Healthy Smiles website editor.

Email: Annelise Scrimgeour



Kirsten McCarthy

Website & Publications Manager

Design and production of NZDA publications.
NZDA website & branding project co-ordinator.

Email: Kirsten McCarthy



Jill Watson

Accounts & Membership Administrator

Accounts for NZDA and:
- NZ Dental Research Foundation Trust
- Auckland Dental Association
- Auckland Centre for Dental Education
NZDA Membership administration.
Dental Protection Membership Administration.

Email: Jill Watson

Caryn Lim

Events & Education Co-ordinator

Dental Assisting Course administration & enquiries.
CPD enquiries and administration.
Liaison with course providers.

Email: Caryn Lim

Michael Colhoun

Senior Communications Advisor

NZDA Communications
Media enquiries - Contact Michael directly on 021 0265 4083
Public relations

Email: Michael Colhoun

Angèle Russell

Office Administrator

Administrative support for staff.
General and Dental Assistant enquiries.
NZDA merchandise.
Room bookings.

Email: Angèle Russell

Paul Scott (Part-time/Off-site)

Dental Protection Case Manager

Email: Paul Scott

Rob Beaglehole (Part-time/Off-site)

NZDA Sugary Drinks Spokesperson

Contact via Michael Colhoun

Email: Michael Colhoun

Katie Ayers (Part-time/Off-site)

NZDA Access to Care Spokesperson

Contact via Michael Colhoun

Email: Michael Colhoun