Ciarán Downs

R&D Tax Manager

Ciarán has substantial experience in preparing and advising on R&D tax claims across a diverse range of sectors including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Food and Beverage, Construction, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, Defence and Information Technology.

Ciarán joined Sedulo as R&D Tax Manager in early 2024, having developed into a proven and effective project manager within Grant Thornton’s Innovation Tax team. His primary role is managing the delivery of optimised and compliant R&D claims for clients.

Ciarán enjoys:

  • Delivering excellent service to clients and colleagues;
  • Applying tax-technical knowledge and practical experience to real-world scenarios; and
  • Devising and implementing operational improvements for the R&D Team.

Ciarán is proud to be part of Sedulo, supporting innovative businesses and giving back to the community.