Richard Turner is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in London. Mr. Turner is a member of the UK Tax practice within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. With more than 20 years of experience and being widely recognized as one of the leading UK tax specialists in life sciences, Mr. Turner has helped FTI Consulting establish itself as one of the leading tax advisory firms in life sciences.
Mr. Turner leads the firm’s tax and innovation services, including intellectual property planning, research and development incentives and the UK Patent Box.
Mr. Turner has had a wide range of professional experience, including working on research and development incentive claims for large, medium and small-sized enterprises and providing related transactional advice. He has also worked on and planning, licensing, advice, acquiring and divesting of intellectual property rights, and advising companies on cross-border supply chain and transfer pricing. Additionally, Mr. Turner has worked on developing insights into the clinical supply chain to allow life sciences companies to enhance their research and development tax incentives, preparing and presenting tax strategies for clients, long-term effective tax rate modelling and advising government and trade bodies on the design and implications for the UK Patent Box regime.
Mr. Turner is regularly consulted and asked to contribute to fiscal policy for the sector.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Turner was a Partner at Deloitte and part of the UK Healthcare & Life Sciences leadership team. In this role, he worked with over 30 UK-headquartered companies in the sector and several global pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Prior to Deloitte, Mr. Turner worked as an International Tax Director for PowderJect Pharmaceuticals Plc and Chiron Corporation, spending significant amounts of time in the United States, Germany and Italy.
Mr. Turner holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Exeter University. He is a Chartered Accountant and belongs to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.