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 employments, he was the Office Champion in terms of advising clients on R&D tax credits. Ian also has detailed knowledge of the patent box legislation that came into effect from 1 April 2013. He has presented on this topic on several occasions and advised a large number of clients in this area.
He has also recently presented on R&D tax credits and the patent box on a number of occasions for MBL Seminars, a leading provider of accredited CPD seminars.
Prior to this, his background was in science and he gained a first-class honours degree in Chemistry.
Ian is married with four daughters which keeps him pretty busy in his spare time. His main passion is sport and he regularly plays tennis having previously played competitive football and squash. He is also a Leeds fan through thick and a rare bit of thin!