1. Our people
  2. Quality assurance

Our people

ForrestBrown’s team offers specialist technical expertise. We’re chartered and combine specialist R&D tax credit knowledge with real passion, enthusiasm and energy for helping innovative businesses grow.

Our team is 130 strong and comprises chartered tax advisers, chartered accountants, lawyers, sector specialists, former HMRC inspectors and quality assurance experts.

  • Mark Andrew

    Senior Tax Specialist and ex-HMRC Inspector

    • More than four decades of tax experience.
    • Provides strategic advice through our advisory and enquiry support services.
    • Specialist in R&D tax since 2006.
  • Stephen James CTA CA

    Senior Tax Manager

    • Qualified chartered tax adviser (CTA).
    • Trained in the Big Four and top 10 accountancy firm.
    • Part of our quality assurance team ensuring the excellence of every claim.
    Stephen James CTA
  • Anna Szymańska LLB

    Senior Tax Manager

    • Qualified and practiced as a solicitor.
    • Experience of managing HMRC enquiries ensures high quality submissions for our clients.
    • 20 years' experience with Big Four firms.
    Anna Szymańska - Senior Tax Manager
  • Max Brough ATT

    Tax Consultant

    • Association of Taxation Technicians qualified (ATT).
    • Trained and worked with Jaguar Land Rover.
    • Expert in engineering R&D.
    Max Brough tax associate

Want to work for us?

We’re ForrestBrown, and we were ranked in The Sunday Times best small companies to work for in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Regionally, we were ranked number one across all companies to work for in the South West in 2018. Everyone at ForrestBrown is valued for who they are as well as what they can do. We all share a common purpose: to help innovative businesses grow. If you’re thinking “where next?”, we’d love to hear from you.

The QA team

Find out how we can help you

If you have questions about your eligibility for R&D tax credits, or how much they might be worth to your business, get in touch with our team.