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Darren Wilmot

Managing Director

Darren joined Easy R&D as Sales Director before becoming Managing Director three months later, in March 2021. He spent 27 years working for big hitters in the vending industry before transferring his skills to the world of R&D tax credits. Darren’s motivational personality keep smiles on our faces, our careers at the top, and our customers’ experience top-notch.

Darren also oversees our R&D Consultants, who are based across the UK. Our R&D Consultants come with a wide range of commercial and R&D experience. Many have managed businesses themselves or have worked in R&D tax credits for many years.

Andrew Howarth

Founder & Director

Andrew launched Easy R&D in 2015 after experiencing an R&D tax relief claim. He is a serial entrepreneur on a quest to improve customer service with light-touch technology. Before Easy R&D he started StoreTech which continues to develop technology solutions for retailers. Clients include many high street brands in the UK and internationally.

Alistair Aird

Head of Partnerships

As Head of Partnerships Alistair leads our professional partners business. Alistair has over 20 years’ experience in the Professional Services field. After completing his MBA he focused on M&A Lead Advisory work with RSM UK and BDO then went on to a Business Development role at Santander Corporate.

Outside of work he is battling to regain his former triathlon fitness but his new cooking hobby is working strongly against him.

Parveen Samplay

Head of Client Support

Parveen leads Easy R&D’s team of dedicated support personnel and technical report writers, along with being actively involved in systems development. Prior to Easy R&D, she completed a BA in Business Management and worked in Category Management for Time Inc, which involved data and insight analysis, client and process management. She is also in the process of completing her professional accounting qualification.

Madeline O’Mahoney

R&D Technical Claim Manager

Madeline has worked in R&D tax credits for 6 years, and has been involved in all of the stages of the process, from drafting the report and financials, to reviewing and leading client meetings.

Within Easy R&D, Madeline is working as the R&D Technical Claim Manager and has taken responsibility of the reports function within the company. Madeline is currently working with the consultants to process the report requests, qualifying the claims and passing them onto the report writers. She then works with the team of report writers to manage the drafting of all of the reports before review and submission to HMRC.