Get in touch
Please contact us to discuss how working with Myriad Associates can maximise and secure R&D funding opportunities for your business.
Myriad Associates is a leading R&D Tax Relief and R&D Grant Application Writing Specialist.
We deliver intelligent and maximised R&D Tax Credit claims, R&D Grant Application services, Video Games Tax Relief claims, and Research and Development Capital Allowances claims.
Our head office is based at Myriad House in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, a convenient central location from where we are able to serve our clients across the UK.
As CEO and owner of Myriad Associates Barrie is responsible for overseeing all R&D tax credits claims and R&D grant applications. With over 15 years of experience, Barrie makes it his mission to ensure that every R&D tax claim is maximised and that his clients have the best chance of securing grant funding.
Prior to establishing Myriad, Barrie worked as a hands-on Finance Director for a number of large international manufacturing and engineering businesses. Barrie is a qualified Cost and Management Accountant (CIMA) and Member in Practice (MiP).
When not at work, Barrie loves spending time with his family, managing Welford Victoria FC (and on occassions pretending he can still play football) and is a big F1 and LeMans fan.
David is Technical Consultancy Director for Myriad Associates and his team helps clients achieve their R&D funding by researching and writing technical reports to support R&D tax credit claims and grant applications.
Before joining Myriad, David worked in technical communication roles at various companies across a range of business sectors, and he also has previous management experience in the public and private sectors.
David has an MA in Technical Communication and is a Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC). He serves on the ISTC Council and was Chair of the ISTC’s annual Technical Communication UK conference from 2012 to 2015.
Marc is a director of Myriad Consulting in Ireland and is responsible for ensuring the quality and delivery of all grant applications for clients in Ireland, United Kingdom, mainland Europe and the United States.
Marc has an enviable track record in securing public funding for SMEs, Universities and large enterprises over the last 15 years. However, since 2015 Marc has concentrated on working within the Irish market, specifically within Medtech, Pharmaceuticals and GreenTech. During this time, Marc has won over €15m in funding for Irish clients.
When not in work, Marc loves cycling and trying to persuade his wife and children to move to Galway…it's not going well.
Fanny is responsible for client support services as well as overseeing all internal functions.
Prior to working at Myriad Associates, Fanny launched an online retail business and held senior positions in operations, purchasing and sales.
Outside work, Fanny enjoys renovating properties and spending time with her family.
Helen specialises in creating and analysing costing schedules for our clients’ R&D tax credits claims, and undertakes back-office research to support our technical consultants. She also carries out various business support functions.
Helen began her career as a computer programmer in the Market Research industry. After some time writing software to collect and process research data she moved into a more client centred role, designing research projects and interpreting the results. She worked in many different industry sectors including transport, retail, food and drink, banking and insurance and in many different countries in Europe, Asia, Australia and South America.
Outside of work Helen likes to run, cycle, swim, walk, read, and listen to music - whenever she's not ferrying her two boys around to their many activities. Helen has also helped organise one of the UK’s largest off-road charity cycle events for the last eight years.
Lauren Olson joined the Myriad Associates team as a Technical Consultant in February 2016 and was promoted to the position of Senior Technical Consultant in May 2018. In this role she helps clients achieve their R&D funding by preparing technical reports to support R&D tax credit claims.
Before joining Myriad, Lauren worked in technical communication and consulting roles at various software companies. She is a member of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC).
Outside of work, Lauren reads, knits, swims, listens to podcasts, and spends a lot of time outside walking with her dog.
Jean joined Myriad Associates in March 2020 as a Senior Technical Consultant In this role, she writes the technical reports to support clients’ R&D tax credit claims.
Jean has over 25 years’ experience in technical communications. During this time she has worked as a technical author and editor for a variety of companies from small start-ups to large internationals across a range of sectors including software development, mobile communications and financial services.
Jean is a Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC) and writes a regular editing column for their quarterly journal, Communicator.
Outside work, Jean plays the clarinet in an amateur wind orchestra and has finally found an exercise class she enjoys – aerial hoop.
Rehman is highly experienced proposal writer and has achieved outstanding successes across a variety of funding programmes, both in the UK and EC. Over the last 3 years, he has won more than £13million in funding for a range of clients including SMEs, large enterprises, universities and RTOs in diverse areas such as med-tech, fintech, IoT, pharmaceutical, artificial intelligence, materials science, chemical engineering, construction and mechanical engineering.
With PhD in materials science, Rehman is also an experienced researcher and a specialist in polymer recycling, filler modification, polymer composites, nanofillers and nanocomposites.
Out of work, Rehman’s big love is watching and playing cricket. He also enjoys running and spending time with his family.
Chris helps Myriad’s clients identify opportunities for public funding, including R&D Tax Relief, Video Games Tax Relief and R&D grant funding to establish which projects are likely to qualify, before handing over to Myriad’s highly skilled team of financial and technical experts.
Prior to joining Myriad, Chris was a Managing Director within the UK’s largest independent recruitment group. Chris specialised in senior level appointments up to C-suite level. He also supervised the design and delivery of technology based solutions to improve the recruitment work flow. His work involved introducing more efficient and effective ways of managing large volumes of data, along the way producing ground breaking and ICT award winning solutions.
Outside work, Chris has a genuine passion and enthusiasm for technology, is a keen badminton player, and likes taking his family on impromptu bike rides.
Karly helps clients to achieve and maximise their R&D funding by analysing and preparing the required financials for their R&D tax relief and grant applications.
Prior to joining Myriad, Karly worked both in practice and industry including a top global accountancy firm and a fortune 100 company. She has worked for both large companies and SMEs, as well as provided tax services to individuals. Karly has achieved a Master Degree of Sciences, and both ATT and CIMA Adv. Dip MA qualified.
Outside of work, Karly enjoys travelling, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.
As a Corporate Tax Associate, Kelsey helps clients to achieve their R&D funding by preparing the required financials to support R&D tax relief and grant applications.
Before joining Myriad, Kelsey worked in a top 20 accountancy firm dealing with both corporate and personal tax, she now specialises in R&D. Kelsey has achieved a first class honours degree in Accounting and Finance and became ATT qualified earlier this year.
Outside of work, Kelsey enjoys keeping fit by boxing and going to the gym. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Caroline is part of the Client Services team at Myriad and helps to identify new opportunities for R&D Tax Credits and R&D Grant Funding before handing over to the highly skilled team.
Caroline has 10 years of demonstrated client management history working in a variety of industries, including retail design, estate and land management. With customers’ needs always being her main point of focus.
When not at work, Caroline likes to be outdoors, walking her dogs, Ronald and Ian or riding her horse Saint John. She also enjoys reading books and spending time with family and friends
Cale is our Marketing Manager responsible for the day to day marketing operations here at Myriad.
After moving to the UK from South Africa in 2013. Cale begun his career as a Marketing Assistant for a global business intelligence software company where he provided wide-ranging support for local and international marketing campaigns, driving new client engagement and sales growth.
Outside work, Cale likes to keep fit by training jiu-jitsu and going to the gym. He is also a lifelong learner and enjoys reading books, blogs and listening to podcasts.
Myriad Associates is a leading R&D tax and grant writing specialist that operates throughout the U.K. Due to planned growth, Myriad Associates is actively searching for talented individuals to enhance their team. Myriad Associates are currently recruiting for the following positions.