Sam Ekanayake


Sam is a director at Noah Connect and has been providing consulting services in R&D tax and government grant programs since 2011. Sam has extensive experience across many sectors and has specialised in helping early stage companies access government funding support, securing millions of dollars in industries such as software, agri-food, bio-tech, advanced manufacturing, renewable energy, and many more.

The R&D tax program is critical to the success of many start-ups and Sam’s in-depth knowledge regarding the impact of issues such as clawback, payments to associates, and changing compliance processes has allowed her clients to confidently navigate the complexities of the program.

Sam is a keen runner and placed last in the Biggest Morning Tea company bake-off.