Kaoutar Akouz has joined Invennt as a Business Consultant in Canada. She will be responsible for SR&ED promotion, analysis and documentation for unlocking value in business progression and processing in the Canadian market. Kaoutar brings her background and education in Engineering and construction together with her expertise in SR&ED claiming at SNC-Lavalin along with her knowledge of Canadian nuances and past experience in research and development.
Kaoutar is an engineer and has 15 years of experience in Research and Development Tax Credits, especially the Canada Revenue Agency SR&ED program. Throughout her time in SNC-Lavalin, she focused on research activities linked to industrial projects and University research chairs projects.
Kaoutar has 10+ years of experience in research and development in various areas, namely, modeling, simulation, software development, automation and control, in research centers (Cemagref, LAAS), an international organization (UN), and at Concordia University and École Polytechnique de Montréal.
During her career, Kaoutar has developed enhanced strategies and tools, including an access database and a website, for optimizing the process related to claiming tax credits through a better exchange of, access to and the processing of information in relation to the organizational divisions.