Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips, our Group Finance Director, is responsible for financial management and accounts recording throughout the Group.

His team is responsible for raising private finance from banks and the capital markets to fund the growth of the organisation.

The Finance Directorate prepares the annual financial plans and longer term monitors progress against them and evaluates the financial implications of new business opportunities.

The Finance Directorate also prepares the financial statements for audit and deals with all financial transactions, such as paying suppliers and accounting for rents and other income.

Paul has a strong track record in finance and housing. He joined Notting Hill Housing in November 2004 from Servite Houses, where he was Finance Director for eight years and notably led on their first Private Finance Initiative project.

Before that, Paul worked at Knightstone Housing Association, which was the fastest developing association in the South West during Paul's seven years there.

Paul has also held posts at United Kingdom Housing Trust, the Housing Corporation and London Transport.

He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds an MBA from the University of Bath.

Reporting directly to Paul are:

  • Paul Thomson, Deputy Finance Director
  • Andrew Sugden, Assistant Finance Director (Investment)
  • Nicola Ewen, Assistant Finance Director (Financial Services)
  • Andrew Nankivell, Group Secretary
  • Mandy Vieira, PA to Group Finance Director