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

Dr Mo Amso

Chief Executive

Overall NZDA Management.

Email: Mo Amso

Sam Russell

Personal Assistant

PA to Mo Amso.
NZDA Board and Advisory Council administration.

Email: Sam Russell

Ami Gilchrist

Director [Membership Services]

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

Email: Ami Gilchrist

Jenny Norris

Director [Education]

Development of NZDA educational activities.

Graeme Ting

Director [Clinical Governance]

Management of the NZDA Clinical Governance Framework.

Email: Graeme Ting

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.

Email: Annelise Scrimgeour

Kirsten McCarthy

Website & Publications Manager

Design and production of NZDA publications.
NZDA website & branding.

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.
Professional Development administration & enquiries..
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


Office Administrator

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

Email: NZDA

Rob Beaglehole (Part-time/Off-site)

NZDA Sugary Drinks Spokesperson

Contact via Michael Colhoun

Email: Michael Colhoun


NZDA Access to Care Spokesperson (vacancy)

Contact via Michael Colhoun

Email: Michael Colhoun

Dr David Crum ONZM

Director of Indemnity Services

Dental Protection Case Management & enquiries.

Email: David Crum

Pepe Davenport

Dental Protection PA

Dental Protection Complaints Coordinator.

Email: Pepe Davenport

Paul Scott (Part-time)

Dental Protection Case Manager

Email: Paul Scott