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Uniquely, our core team of R&D tax experts has 24 years of experience in both R&D tax relief consultancy and software development.

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Richard Edwards

CEO


Before WhisperClaims, Richard was a Founder-Director of a large, Edinburgh-based R&D tax credit consultancy. With 9 years' R&D experience and a Software Engineering degree, Richard works closely with our developers to ensure that the products we build are a perfect fit for our customers.

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Mike Dean

Commercial Director


Mike spent the 14 years prior to WhisperClaims as an Interim Director, coach and trainer in SME businesses across multiple sectors. Mike leads on engaging the marketplace and making sure that accountants and consultants are maximising the value of our technology in their businesses.

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Jen Badger

Operations Director


Before WhisperClaims, Jen spent five years working for a large R&D consultancy, first as a Technical Analyst, managing a team of R&D tax experts, and then as a Project Manager. With a PhD and experience of working for a multinational software company, Jen applies her organisational skills and endless patience to making sure that our company is run well and our clients are always satisfied.

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Rick Henry

Technical Director


Full-stack web developer, passionate about developing applications that are mobile responsive, user-friendly and that use the best possible technologies. Rick's role is to develop and maintain the WhisperClaims platform, using best practice methodologies to ensure future-proof scalability and reliability.

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Suz Harkness

Commercial Manager


Suz spent four years working in sales and client management in a large R&D consultancy before joining the WhisperClaims team. With experience of working in both the finance and software sectors, Suz’s role is to smooth and assist with our clients’ journey from first contact to established user.

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Gillian Carmichael

Head of Growth Marketing


Gillian spent fifteen years working in the digital tech industry before joining WhisperClaims. She brings a passion for user experience design, digital marketing and eCommerce, and vast experience of developing digital strategies for tech start-ups, digital agencies, and UK-wide financial organisations to the team.

Markos Ioannou

Marketing Assistant


Artist-turned-graphic designer Markos provides the visual foundation of WhisperClaims' marketing/external collateral. A wide variety of graphics-related tasks—from video to campaigns to layout—are meticulously iterated and planned out as to provide a conceptual foundation to all of the company's visual expressions.

Sandy Ryalls

Software Developer


With a decade of experience in software development, Sandy supports the ongoing stability and progress of the WhisperClaims product.

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