R&D financing is increasingly gaining popularity in Australia, with many innovative businesses discovering that R&D finance can be a practical and efficient strategy to accelerate innovation programs and maximise ROI.
RSM Australia has partnered with Radium Capital to host a presentation on R&D tax incentives and capital access. Hear from Radium Capital, Australia’s market leader in R&D financing, about how R&D finance and Radium Advances can help support R&D, whatever the stage or size.

In this insightful session, NSW & QLD State Managers, Patrick Stewart and Samara Chandran, will:

  • Discuss how R&D finance works
  • Share customer stories and insights
  • Explore how businesses eligible for the RDTI refund can leverage R&D financing as a source of non-dilutive capital.
Jess Olivier, National R&D Partner at RSM Australia, has over 15 years of experience in assisting companies access the R&D Tax Incentive. Jess has worked with a wide range of innovative companies across a variety of different industry sectors. During this presentation, Jess will provide an overview of:

  • The R&D tax incentive and recent program changes
  • The types of activities and expenses that can be claimed
  • Key areas of regulatory focus
  • Potential industry related Government Grants

This event will provide an opportunity to connect to hear an informative session. Q&A will follow the presentation.
Wednesday 25 August 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm AEST
This event will be an online webinar via Zoom.
Please note: Zoom access details will be provided upon registration
For further information, please contact Nicolette Diavatiotis (Nicolette.Diavatiotis@rsm.com.au)

Jessica Olivier
Partner - RSM Australia

Jess leads the National R&D practice for RSM Australia and also sits on RSM’s Global Incentives Group, covering locations including the US, UK, Singapore and New Zealand.

Prior to joining RSM, Jess was a Director at a Big 4 Firm where she worked with many Start-Ups and SMEs as well as listed companies and multinational groups. She has deep technical expertise, from coordinating the claim process to being responsible for the strategic direction and risk profile of the R&D claims for the client, including identifying previously unconsidered R&D projects or new R&D opportunities. Today, Jess works closely with both her clients and the administering authorities to ensure a robust and defensible R&D claim is lodged.
Patrick Stewart
State Manager for NSW - Radium Capital

A seasoned finance professional, Pat holds an MBA and has over 10 years’ banking, financial product and sales leadership experience with financial institutions across Australia. He has gained a strong understanding of different businesses and their unique needs.

Pat is focused on identifying market and industry trends, anticipating customer needs, and strategically implementing objectives to achieve stakeholder satisfaction. As State Manager for New South Wales, his authentic approach and strong track record will support our NSW clients to grow their businesses through R&D financing and thrive.
Samara Chandran
State Manager for QLD - Radium Capital

With over 10 years’ commercial banking experience with financial institutions in Australia, North America and Europe,  Samara holds a degree in Finance and International Business.

Working with a variety of industries during her career, Samara has gained a strong understanding of different businesses and their unique needs. Samara is always willing to take the extra step to help clients achieve both short and long-term goals. Her compassionate approach and strong track record will support our Queensland clients to grow their businesses and thrive.

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