Technical Consultant

Sean has a strong scientific background, having graduated from Queens University with a first-class honours Master’s degree in Chemistry. While there, he developed his already strong IT skills with a thesis in computational calculations, writing scripts and optimising the process in addition to analysing the chemistry. Since then, he’s added to his skills by teaching…

Technical Consultant

David gained a first-class honours degree and then a PhD in Chemistry from Queen’s University Belfast. On achieving his doctorate, he spent 15 years working for GlaxoSmithKline in various management roles. During this employment he was integral in starting-up a new purpose built £25 million pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. He also worked for two pharmaceutical consultancy…

Susan Lawther

Technical Consultant

Susan achieved a first-class honours degree and PhD from The University of Glasgow in Earth Science. Susan assisted her father in Lawther Drilling as a geologist and since then she has gained experience in Gold Exploration, set up her own business and has been involved in research into Geopolymer cement in an academic and industrial…

Managing Director

Managing Director Ian started the business in 2014 and has been advising companies on R&D tax credits since the year 2000 when they were first introduced. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser with over 15 years’ previous experience working within the corporation tax departments of both PwC and BDO in Belfast. During these…

Office Manager

Before joining IF R&D Tax Credits Ltd, Malinda worked for Grant Thornton as a Senior Personal Assistant for 2 years. Her previous work experience also includes A&L Goodbody Solicitors and Royal & Sun Alliance. In addition, Malinda has achieved a CIPD Level 3 in Human Resources and is also a member of the Chartered Institute…

Business Development Manager

Paul graduated with a BSSc (Hons) degree from the Queen’s University Belfast. During his subsequent career, he spent 12 years working for Whale Pumps (Munster Simms Engineering Ltd) who design and manufacture high quality low voltage pump, plumbing and heating systems for use in remote locations. As part of this role he led the new…