Ann-louise Anderson (Weaver)

Bsc Biochemistry, NZCS Biochemistry, DipMkt, MNZIMLS

Ann-louise, a science graduate majoring in Biochemistry. Ann-louise has worked alongside laboratories for 25 years in establishing drug testing for the workplace, immunosuppression and therapeutic drug test application, immunoassay and sexual health diagnostics.

Formerly CEO of In Vitro Technologies PTY Ltd Australia and New Zealand and before that Managing Director of Dade Behring New Zealand a multinational clinical diagnostic company who brought the first immunoassay drug screening methods and instrumentation into the laboratories. In excess of 7 years as a director and Managing director both in NZ and latterly Australia.

With over 30 years experience in commerce, science, medicine and she has worked extensively with major corporations in development and implementation of workplace policies from smokefree legislation to Occupational Health and safety initiatives around drugs and alcohol. Ann-louise brings a CEO's perspective to workplace initiatives and policies balancing the science, HR and commercial practicalities.

Ann-louise has been an active member since 1997 of the Australia and New Zealand Standards committee CHO36 responsible for the revision of AS/NZS 4308 in 2001 and 2008. More recently Ann-louise is also on the Standards committee revising the Oral Fluids Standards AS4760:2006 which is being revised and made a joint NZ standard.

She is a consultant in Australia and New Zealand for companies involved in marketing and bringing to market of new products, training schemes and services.

Ann-louise formed INSCIENCE Ltd in response to the need for expertly supported onsite test devices with results interpretation and procedural advice, related policy development and training and pioneered AS/NZS4308:2008 onsite drug screening compliance. The emergence of On Site testing in either urine samples or Saliva (Oral fluid) samples requires careful management and understanding of employment Law, science and regulatory relating to the Standards in play. Most contemporary businesses today focus on their core competencies and outsource areas of their business needs not within those competencies allowing them to get the very best support and value over time. InScience is the solution to their inhouse science in safety and science in health needs, hence the company name.

Ann-louise and her company, InScience, has an extensive network of world renown experts in the fields of forensic and other sciences available to assist with independent information and expert testimony.

Ann-louise has an NZQA National Certificate in Adult Education and Training L4 Adult trainers and 4098 assessors qualification and has written 2 NZQA unit standards for Urine drug screening and Collection (25458 and 25511 and developed courses for these Unit Standards which meet the requirements for competency based qualifications in urine drug screening plus the collection processes for Occupational Health and Safety practices or Workplaces conducting their own Drug and Alcohol Testing.


Mobile: 021 975 292
Phone: 09 376 0121

PO Box 147391,
Auckland 1144
New Zealand

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