Who we are

Keith Trubshaw ACIS


With four decades in business behind him, Keith combines a legal and accounting education with a wealth of unrivalled experience. Having become aware of the potential of R&D Tax credits as long ago as 2007, Keith has since been helping companies all around the UK maximise the R&D funding they receive. His appreciation of just how much is involved in running a business successfully combined with his knowledge of R&D funding legislation has time and time again proved priceless for his clients.

Bob Boardman


Having retired from a career spanning over 25 years in financial services.  Bob’s continued his involvement with many of his corporate clients by helping them secure considerable sums in R & D Funding. Over the last four years he has been involved in over 300 successful claims from a broad range of sectors. He prides himself on his understanding of the issues faced by  business and has a well-earned reputation for “going the extra mile”.

Karen Whitehead FCCA CTA

Tax Specialist

Karen first qualified as a Certified Accountant back in 1998.  In 2001 Karen qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor, which gives Karen an in-depth knowledge of the UK tax legislation. Following stints in several large practices, in 2014 Karen started KEW Accountants and Tax Specialists Ltd, taking all the ideas and expertise gained over 15 years, but with a friendly, fresh approach.