David Clegg

David is the Managing Director at AMS Accountants Group. His professional career began in 2007 as a Chartered Accountant at RSM Tenon, one of the leading high growth entrepreneurial practises in the UK. Following several promotions at RSM Tenon, he was headhunted by a regional firm and joined at partner level to assist with taking the business to the next level.

As Managing Director, he brings his experience, skills, and his proven track record in advising high growth businesses on their strategic, operational, and reporting structures, and has some great success stories in helping clients achieve significant growth.

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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