Past Event: Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Support throughout your innovation journey

Elevate your understanding of how to spot product innovation opportunities and support your innovation through a streamlined R&D Tax Incentive process with Mintel and Grant Thornton in our upcoming webinar ‘Support throughout your innovation journey’.

Mintel’s Jacqui Nunns, Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, leads a team of experts in consumer behaviour and trends. Jacqui will elaborate on what makes Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency, unique. In particular, how their suite of services and data can support your innovation process.

Grant Thornton's National Managing Partner - Tax, Sandie Boswell and Senior Manager Bianca Patrick will also delve into the intricacies of how they work with clients to streamline the R&D claims process, R&D governance and insights relating to R&D claim reviews.

This webinar will help you navigate the ever-evolving landscape of consumer demands and will stress the importance of R&D governance to ensure your R&D claims are defensible in the event of a review.


Sandie Boswell
National Managing Partner, Tax

Sandie is an authority on Australian innovation, helping draft the law when the R&D program was relaunched in 2011 and she regularly liaises with all policy stakeholders including the Crossbench in Federal Parliament on Tax Reform relating to innovation incentives. In this capacity she has provided insights and modifications to the R&D Tax Incentive legislation and innovation reviews that are currently underway. Sandie is an active participant in the debate on the importance of innovation support to Australian business.

Bianca Patrick
Senior Manager, Specialist Tax
Bianca Patrick

Bianca has a background in chemical engineering and commerce (accounting). Bianca has over six years' experience in preparing R&D claims for companies ranging from startups to large multinationals.  This includes experience in the manufacturing, technology, life sciences, food and beverage, resources and agribusiness sectors.

Jacqui Nunns
Country Manager Australia & New Zealand, Mintel
Jacqui Nunns

Jacqui leads Mintel's team across Australia and New Zealand. She’s responsible for ensuring the team delivers actionable insights that provide their clients clear value and ROI. Jacqui has spent her career working with FMCG brands across Australia and the UK in different global marketing agencies - both communications and research - her key focus has always been to build a client centric culture among her teams, ensuring clients get the best support from their agency partners.