Meet The Team

A range of unique skills, experience and personal qualities to the team

Since 2009, the Momentum family has grown in size and competency, but remains a close-knit band of highly respected R&D experts, with every member bringing a range of unique skills, experience and personal qualities to the team.

The Group comprises Chartered Accountants, business and strategy consultants, researchers, compliance experts and we also benefit from the invaluable insight of a former HMRC Inspector. So, when it comes to R&D tax expertise,

we’ve got you covered.

  • An avid petrol-head and devoted dad, Andrew spends most of his free time (and salary) on his daughters and their horses.

    Andrew Cowan

    R&D Technical Director

    A dynamic member of the Momentum team, Andrew has a wealth of consultancy experience, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant before moving into management consultancy. His background in advising businesses on process optimisation and operational strategy afford Andrew the unique insight that makes him such an effective technical leader. His ability to communicate with precision and develop a clear project methodology play a key role in Momentum’s success.

  • When hes not at the helm, Tom can be found reading, socialising and playing a rare game of golf

    Tom Verner

    Group Managing Director

    Before founding the Momentum Group, Tom spent 20+ years helping businesses across the UK expand and thrive. As the driving force behind Momentum’s success, his primary focus is on business development, client acquisition and building lasting partner relationships. Tom’s vast business experience and flair for bringing the most talented corporation tax professionals into the fold has shaped Momentum’s position as a leader in the market. 

  • In his downtime, Simon enjoys spending time with his family, watching Formula 1 and sipping on a single malt whiskey

    Simon Huntley

    Business Development Director

    A highly experienced business professional, Simon spent 27 years in senior positions at a NASDAQ listed Global Financial Solutions company and Santander before joining the Momentum team. In his current role, he excels in inspiring our sales division to achieve new client acquisitions and renewals, in addition to developing the wider sales force. His vision and talent for fostering an exceptional team spirit play an integral part in Momentum’s continued success.

  • When shes not busy calculating tax claims, Jayne spends her time walking the coast, baking and travelling in Europe.

    Jayne McKee

    Financial Director

    Jayne joined the business as Head of Project Finance in 2015. A talented Chartered Accountant and finance professional, she took on the responsibility of managing the overall company finances in 2020 and oversees financial reporting, management accounts and the Xero accounts package. Her extensive financial knowledge and enthusiasm for helping clients receive the maximum benefit from their R&D tax claim make Jayne a valued asset to the Momentum team.

  • In his spare time, Steve can be found walking his chocolate lab Chunky and trying to get his golf handicap to single figures.

    Steve Morley

    Operations Director

    With decades of commercial experience, Steve’s unrivalled business insight has proved invaluable to Momentum, and to our clients. Throughout his career, he has excelled at business strategy and development, delivering improved operational efficiencies, driving growth, implementing organisational change and creating high performing teams in complex operating environments. With a depth of knowledge across multiple sectors including Defence, Security, Maritime, Ports & Logistics and Facilities Management, Steve’s input is instrumental in helping our clients make the most of R&D tax relief.

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