Andrew Parshad is the President and Founder of Cannabis License Experts, a client-first, cannabis and psychedelics licensing and compliance solutions provider. Andrew also manages two other compliance companies, Quality Smart Solutions a consumer packaged goods compliance firm focusing on Health Canada and FDA compliance and Quality IMPORT Solutions, a Health Canada licensed importer of Natural Health Products, Foods and Medical Devices. He began his career in 1995 at McMaster University, co-authoring several scientific publications on the therapeutic benefits of natural based medicines in individuals with myo-degenerative and mitochondrial diseases and has a diverse career in leading QA and regulatory teams as well as business process improvement.
Since 2007 Andrew has served the compliance and quality assurance needs for over 1300 clients worldwide and 120,000 projects successfully completed in cannabis, natural health products, foods, cosmetics, OTC drugs, medical devices.
With 25 years of diverse experience in regulatory compliance and business development Andrew is regularly requested to advise companies from startups to multi-nationals in their journey to pursue their growth, ensure compliance while minimizing risk.