Jack Dean

Jack Dean

Jack Dean

R&D Tax Manager, CPA

“Leave the world a better place”

Jack Dean, R&D Tax Manager, kicked off his role at Fullstack Advisory in June 2020, guided by a commitment to leave the world in a better state than he found it. Specialising in R&D Tax and Grants, Jack’s main gig involves helping innovative companies access government grants and incentives to push forward their research & development efforts.

His work satisfaction comes from supporting founders and companies on the frontiers of tech, guiding them towards becoming viable, highly scalable businesses. Fullstack Advisory’s long-term goals, underscore his dedication to reshaping the innovation landscape.

Jack, as a 2nd second generation R&D Tax Consultant, is at the forefront of achieving these goals, strategically navigating the intricacies of R&D tax benefits and grants to bring the company’s vision to life. A recent triumph involves Leadstory, where his assistance with R&D tax and grants paved the way for the successful launch of a news channel streaming in Sweden and South Korea.

Beyond his role as an R&D Tax Manager, Jack serves as the Treasurer for the Macquarie University Hockey Club, showcasing his commitment to contributing to both the professional and community spheres.

With a long background in R&D, including experiences at BSI and RSM, Jack’s journey has led to playing a crucial role in helping tech companies, facilitating claims of over $50 million in R&D expenditure and injecting an additional $20 million in funding to accelerate R&D initiatives and product commercialisation.

Looking forward, Jack aims to extend support across a broader spectrum of grant and incentive programs, ensuring that every tech innovator Down Under has the resources necessary for success.

If you share a passion for innovation and envision a future where groundbreaking ideas thrive, connect with Jack.

“Jack from Fullstack Advisory has been our “go to” contact to assist us with our R&D work. We have found him to be very patient, and knowledgeable with what we would be able to claim and his expertise in this area is clearly evident. We have no hesitation in recommending Jack and the team at Fullstack Advisory for any R&D or general accounting work.”

“Jack and the team at Fullstack have helped us with our R&D for several years. They’re thorough and extremely helpful in navigating what can be a complicated process. Highly recommend!”

So if you’re an entrepreneur focused on changing the future for the better let’s talk.


  • CPA Australia
  • Macquarie University, Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting & Finance

Good To Know

  • 2020 Partner of the Year – Boutique Firm – Australian Accounting Awards (finalist)
  • Muru-D Alumni – agri-tech venture
  • 3rd Generation Accountant
  • CSIRO ON Program Mentor
  • Featured in Bloomberg Tax, Startup Daily
  • Pause Awards Judge & Angel Investor
  • Startmate First Believer


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