Byran is a Director in our Innovation & Growth Advisory team in Auckland. He has over 10 years’ experience in research and development (R&D) funding and was part of KPMG’s original team established for the R&D incentives under the 2008/2009 regime. Byran works with businesses that are new to the government funding arena and also with those who have some experience but are looking to optimise their returns. His clients are from a range of industries including manufacturing, software development, blockchain, engineering, construction and food and beverage. Some of the key projects Byran has worked on involved Trans-Tasman investment in NZ, multi-site national R&D project management and R&D growth in the regions. In addition Byran has long-term strategic relationships with the New Zealand Government to share his knowledge to inform policy making.