Cost Analyst

Before Matt joined IFTC, he spent his career working in all things business, including time in the property sector and accounts/credit control. Matt holds a merit grade in extended business studies, whichalongside his previous roles, gives him a strong foothold in understanding the client’s needs and expectations. Furthermore, Matt prides himself on developing good working…

Technical Consultant

JP graduated from University College Cork with an honors degree in Computer Science and then joined Amazon Web Services as a Cloud Engineer, working there for three years. He then joined KPMG Ireland in the CHEC TAX department where he worked as a Scientific Consultant, before joining Ian Farley as a Technical Consultant.

Technical Consultant & IP Specialist

Dr Edward O’Gorman is a part qualified European Patent Attorney, with over 20 years’ experience in the Patent Profession, including private and industrial practice. Edward has carried out hundreds of patent landscape reports as and is expert in several patent data analytical tools which he has used to create Virtual Reality displays of patent searches.…

Technical Consultant

Lesley graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Computing Science from the University of Ulster. Lesley has co-owned a web/software development company for over twenty years before joining IFTC as a Technical Consultant. She brings extensive knowledge in ecommerce websites for both B2C and B2B involving integration to warehouse management systems, supply chain management systems,…

Technical Consultant

Ashleigh achieved a first-class honours degree from Queen’s University Belfast in Biochemistry with Professional Studies. During her career, Ashleigh spent over 5 years in R&D within Randox Laboratories, where she developed clinical diagnostic tests for various automated and semi-automated analysers. During her time here she developed a point-of-care multiplex test for thyroid disorders and led…

Operations Manager

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

Team Leader

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…

Office Manager & HR Officer

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 in business  administration 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…