Richard Turner is a Managing Director in the FTI Consulting European Tax Advisory team based in London. Richard leads the Life Science tax team, where FTI Consulting has a leading presence and he also specialises in tax and innovation services encompassing, IP planning, R&D incentives and the UK Patent Box. Under Richard’s leadership, FTI Consulting has established itself as one of the most progressive firms in this area of taxation. Latterly, Richard was a Partner at Deloitte and part of the UK Healthcare and Life Science leadership team working with over 30 UK headquartered companies in the sector and several global pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Prior to that, Richard worked as an International Tax Director for PowderJect Pharmaceuticals Plc, Chiron Corporation and Novartis, spending significant time in the US, Germany and Italy. Richard regularly provides input to HMRC and Treasury for R&D tax incentives, patent box and venture reliefs.