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David Arthurs, B.Sc.(Hons.), B.Sc.Eng., MBA, P.Eng.

SKYMAX Consulting's Founder and CEO, David Arthurs, is the ideal leader of an SR&ED Tax Credit recovery firm. Mr. Arthurs' degrees in both Biological Sciences and Engineering from the world class Queen's University at Kingston Ontario, followed by his Master's degree in Business Administration from McMaster University's DeGroote School of Business, have provided the basis for his quick, thorough understanding of advanced scientific and financial concepts. His work experience consists of several years in each of process control and factory automation at INCO, Ltd., environmental engineering at Delta Engineering, advanced optoelectronics design and new product development at JDS Uniphase, and high-level biometric security electronics and memory design at Memory Experts International. This diverse background has provided Mr. Arthurs with an exceptional scientific basis for understanding advanced manufacturing and engineering technologies. Further, in each and every one of the companies that he worked for prior to founding SKYMAX Consulting, he wrote reports for and led up the SR&ED tax credit claim efforts, representing tens of millions of dollars worth of claims. This experience, followed by nearly 7 years running SKYMAX Consulting, has made David Arthurs an outstanding leader of one of Canada's top SR&ED Tax Credit Recovery firms, SKYMAX Consulting, Inc. 

Philip Waddington, B.Sc.(Hons.), ND, MBA

Having held leadership positions in a number of organizations, Philip Waddington brings a variety of skills to SKYMAX Consulting. Through growing up in a business family, running his own organizations, and buying out a bankrupt company and turning it around to operate profitably, Philip has spent his entire life in business. He has led IM / IT development, production and quality improvement, and new product development. He led Research and Development in each of these areas, and has a keen ability to follow the nuances and details in order to optimize and deliver on R&D projects. 

Most recently Philip was with Health Canada, as the Director General of the Natural Health Products Directorate, where he grew the organization from 5 to over 200 people. During this time his IM / IT skills led to establishing the team to deliver the first secure electronic path between Health Canada and Canada Post, and this path was designed to deliver the first secure email into Health Canada. This provided sufficiently robust security that they were then able to be the first to enable electronic applications for product licenses, through the web. Philip led this innovative effort from the initial concept through to the successful receipt of electronic applications. 

Philip brings experience in science, IM / IT development, business and government to the team at SKYMAX Consulting Inc. Clients find he has an excellent ability to understand their business and complexities of their R&D projects, and that he provides high value added services.