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Meet our team

It’s our people that truly make Source Advisors different, a 60 strong UK team with access to over 250 professionals across the globe.

We have a rich blend of diversity in every form, from people just embarking on their careers to the highly experienced, from formidable academic achievement to hands-on experience, from data technologists to chemical engineers. What pulls us together is our unwavering commitment to our clients and their innovations. 

To find out more about working for Source Advisors, visit our careers page.

Expertise in every part of our business

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Akshay Thaman

Akshay Thaman

IP & Policy Lead

Akshay brings academic rigour and commercial IP experience to his role as IP Consultant & Policy Lead for Source Advisors. Akshay is skilled in advising clients on how to identify, develop and manage their IP, and on using IP analytics to maximise your R&D and boost growth.

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Alec Griffiths

Alec Griffiths

IP Manager

Alec heads Source Advisors IP services team to offer patent and IP strategy advice to our clients. Alec is a strong advocate for IP literacy and engages in initiatives to bring IP awareness to all who could benefit, including start-ups and universities.

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Andrew Coleman

Andrew Coleman

Key Account Director

Andrew brings his wealth of commercial experience to Source Advisors to build partnerships and improve outcomes for our Key Account clients. Ensuring they can maximise strategic and tactical support year-round to make full use of the range of Source Advisors services to meet all their R&D and IP requirements.

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Clive Flood

Clive Flood

Chief Operating Officer

Clive brings expertise in business performance and an in-depth knowledge of operational improvements. In his time at Source Advisors, Clive has overhauled our systems and processes to ensure that the customer is front and centre of everything we do.

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Donevan Kukul

Donevan Kukul

Key Account Director

Donevan has over 25 years’ experience with leading financial Institutions both in New York and London. Joining Source Advisors in 2023, Donevan works with our Key Account team to understand the particular requirements of innovative and complex businesses.

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Ian Bishop

Ian Bishop

VP of Sales UK

Joining Source Advisors in 2023, Ian works with our UK business development team to ensure our innovative clients and partners have the tools they need to accelerate their growth strategies.

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James Eves

James Eves

Accountant Partnership Manager

James joined Source Advisors in 2023 and as part of the Accountant Partnership team builds strong working relationships and long term partnerships based on mutual success and understanding.

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Joshua Duff

Joshua Duff

Accountant Relationship Manager

Joshua joined our expanding Accountant Partner team in 2023. His commitment to strong client relationships coupled with specialist knowledge of financial services are key to what he offers our Accountant Partners today.

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Luke Hamm

Luke Hamm

UK Managing Director

Joining Source Advisors in 2017 as Commercial Director, Luke now brings his passion for client delivery to the role of UK Managing Director. He ensures that Source Advisors takes its place as the UK’s largest specialist provider of IP services and R&D tax relief, helping our clients commercialise innovation.

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Phil Steel

Phil Steel

Accounting Partnership Innovation Consultant

Phil has worked in R&D and intellectual property since 2015, so is an experienced, compliance-led R&D tax and IP specialist. Now he brings practical inside knowledge of the claims process to our Accounting Partners.

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Sam Warren

Sam Warren

Accountant Relationship Manager

As Accountant Relationship Manager at Source Advisors, Sam’s unwavering focus is on building strong, mutually beneficial relationships that guarantee exceptional results and top-notch customer service for our Accountant Partners and their clients.

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Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips

Chief Financial Officer

With a first class degree in economics and as a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Steve has a wealth of investor, Director and Non-Executive Director experience across a range of businesses and industries.

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Vanessa Cooper

Vanessa Cooper

Tax Director

Vanessa has over twenty years of accounting experience and works closely with our clients to identify R&D, Patent Box, and RDA opportunities. She provides technical training to our internal teams and our partner accountants, ensuring that everyone at Source Advisors delivers rigorous accounting standards.

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Vicki Butler

Vicki Butler

Accounting Partner Associate

Vicki is the first port of call for our Accounting Partners. Making sure that our processes and communications are seamless, effective, and accessible to time-pressured accounting professionals.

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Vicki Morrall

Vicki Morrall

Accounting Partner Director

Vicki co-founded R&D tax consultancy Luvo Financial in 2015. In 2021 Source Advisors acquired Luvo, which allowed Vicki access to additional services for her clients and partners. Vicki works with our team to further develop our extensive range of tools, benefits, and services to meet the needs of our Accounting Partners.

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