Albert Branston

I have had the privilege of working at Signature Tax for the past two and a half years. Before joining this esteemed organization, I gained valuable experience working for well-known companies such as Deliveroo.

I have always been passionate about sports, particularly rugby and football. As an avid sports fan, I enjoy not only watching but also actively participating in these sports. Engaging in rugby and football has not only instilled in me a sense of discipline and teamwork but also a drive for continuous improvement, which I bring to my professional endeavours.

Interestingly, I come from a family with a strong background in tax. My father, too, works in the tax industry, and his expertise has been a guiding influence in my career choices. Witnessing his dedication and knowledge has fuelled my own interest in tax matters, motivating me to pursue a career in this field.

At Signature Tax, I have had the opportunity to work alongside accomplished professionals, honing my skills in tax planning, compliance, and advisory services. The experience has provided me with a deep understanding of the intricate complexities of tax laws and regulations, allowing me to deliver tailored solutions to our clients.

With a blend of professional expertise, a passion for sports, and a familial connection to the tax industry, I am committed to providing exceptional service and delivering results that exceed expectations.

Our People

Colin Smith

Associate Director

Colin joined Independent Tax from the Tax Disputes team of a Big 4 accountancy firm. Colin has spent 12 years working in a variety of roles at HMRC, including presenting cases at Tribunal for HMRC, investigating offshore evasion, as a Case Director in the Affluent Team and as a Senior ADR facilitator (Colin is a CEDR-accredited mediator).

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Shenal Wijetunge

R&D Director

Shenal Wijetunge is a seasoned expert in the field of Research and Development Tax Relief, possessing a decade of robust experience spanning both SME and large company schemes. His diverse sectoral experience, which includes life sciences, food and drink, chemicals, consumer products, IT, and oil and gas, has empowered him to secure successful claims for numerous companies.

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Sarina Issap

Chief of Staff

Sarina provides direct support to the CEO and directors, providing oversight and guidance for all divisions within the AMS Group. Some of Sarina’s key roles are providing deep operational support, involvement in effective decision-making, managing integral projects for the business and coordinating the execution of strategic initiatives.

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