Iain joined Buzzacott in 2018 and is the R&D Director in our Corporate & Business Services team.
With over 10 years’ specialist experience working with small and multinational businesses across all sectors, clients benefit from not only his expertise in claiming R&D tax credits but also his in-depth understanding of the complex R&D tax credits scheme and how it can be applied to specific business operations.
A key aspect of preparing any R&D claim is working with the technologists and engineers responsible for the eligible projects, and Iain’s background allows him to get maximum engagement from these teams. Prior to joining Buzzacott, Iain led the south of England R&D team at one of the Big 4 accountancy firms. Before this, he worked as an R&D engineer for 10 years in the aerospace, semiconductor and media sectors. In this role, Iain was responsible for the design and release of a new product within the pre-press technology sector.
When he’s not working, Iain enjoys being at one with the wheel in the pottery studio and dabbling in the alchemy of making his own ceramic glazes.