GovGrant has access to a full range of industry experts across the country and our Technical Specialists make working with GovGrant unique. They will speak your language and will have experience in your sector, so they will waste no time in getting to grips with the work you do.
Any GovGrant Technical Specialist will come and walk the floors with you and give you the benefit of their business acumen, technical expertise and commercial experience. Whether your business is big or small, complex or simple, single or multi-site – we will find a Technical Specialist who has the right mix of skills for you.
As of March 2021
Head of Business Development
Dominic inspires our commercial team to develop successful long-term client relationships.
At the centre of this approach is a belief that delivering commercial value is essential to a collaborative and sustainable partnership.
Group Technical Tax Manager
Vanessa has over twenty years of accounting experience and works closely with our clients to identify R&D, Patent Box and RDA opportunities. She provides technical training to our internal teams and our partner accountants, ensuring that everyone at GovGrant delivers the rigorous accounting standards.
Chief Operating Officer
Clive brings expertise in business performance and an in-depth knowledge of operational improvements. In his time at GovGrant Clive has overhauled our systems and processes to ensure that the customer is front and centre of everything we do.
Somil has deep experience in finance and consulting with skills honed at Deutsche Bank and the Big Four. He runs an alumni angel network in the UK focussed on digital industries and climate change. He has also managed and worked at start-up companies, especially Fintech.
Scottish Regional Development Manager
Derek works with our Scottish clients and accounting partners to help them achieve their business goals. He champions Scottish businesses to make sure their innovation is recognised and rewarded. He is keen to get the message out there – R&D tax relief is a welcome boost to business in Scotland.
Chief Executive Officer
Joining GovGrant in 2017 as Commercial Director, Luke now brings his passion for client delivery to the role of CEO. He ensures that GovGrant is taking its place as the UK’s largest specialist provider of IP services and R&D tax relief, helping our clients commercialise innovation.
Chief Financial Officer
With a first class degree in economics and as a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Steve has a wealth of investor, Director and Non-Executive Director experience across a range of businesses and industries.
Investment Research Analyst
Adam’s role with GovGrant is to offer insight to the venture capital and private equity community. He brings fresh perspective, through the lens of IP, to identity value, risk and opportunity that is unlikely to have been considered by others.
Senior Tax Manager
Stephanie has nearly twenty years’ experience of providing accounting and corporation tax advice. She specialises in research and development claims and maximising the value of intellectual property for our clients.
Intellectual Property Analyst
Akshay works closely with GovGrant‘s clients to uncover IP that may be hidden within their businesses. As a Member of the British Patent information Professionals group (BPIP) he brings academic rigour and commercial experience to his role as IP Analyst.
Accountant Partnerships Manager
Sharon has over 25 years’ experience with professional firms including businesses like Croner-i, Wolters Kluwer Business and Dun & Bradstreet. Her role at GovGrant is to work with our accountant partners to understand their individual requirements and to help them achieve their business goals.