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Rebecca Iwanuscha

Rebecca Iwanuscha

At Grant Thornton, the team supports, collaborates, and encourages each other and this flows on to our clients too. We foster authenticity and support our people to be themselves at work and in interactions with our clients, which means we can bring unique perspectives to everything we do. I believe this allows us to make genuine and trusted connections with our clients and our people.

Partner – Innovation Incentives

Bec has a background in law and business and brings over 13 years of experience in supporting companies across a multitude of industries in navigating and leveraging the Australian Federal Government’s Innovation Programs. These programs encourage innovation and business growth in Australia and include the R&D Tax Incentive (RDTI) to support R&D strategic plans and the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) program to support companies on their export journeys.

Driven by a profound passion for innovation and a fresh perspective, Bec is dedicated to empowering businesses to thrive through innovation and access to funding. Her focus on innovation is not just about providing strategic advice;  it is about collaborating with businesses to foster growth and increase investment in innovation in Australia.


Bec specialises in a wide range of R&D Tax, EMDG and innovation matters including:

  • Identification of R&D activities, including eligible core and supporting R&D activities
  • R&D based consulting advice, including cross border implications
  • R&D Tax Incentive compliance procedures
  • R&D Tax Governance, including implementation of frameworks
  • ATO and AusIndustry reviews
  • EMDG advice, including application preparation, assistance and liaising with Austrade.
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Affiliate of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • Member of the Tax Institute
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