Phillip Lally

Finance Controller, London

Phil is a Finance Controller at Northzone and is based in the London office. His role is focused on financial reporting and fund control, in support of the wider finance team.

Prior to joining Northzone, Phil was a Finance Officer at Ardian– a world-leading private investment house – and trained with Deloitte in their Private Markets department.

Phil holds an ACA from the ICAEW, and a BA in American History from the University of Sussex.

Be better

I’m motivated by self-improvement, whether it be through learning about the VC ecosystem or finding ways to live my life in a more healthy, sustainable way. I’m continually trying to grow and improve

Causing a stir..

I love to cook with friends and loved ones – nothing makes me happier than this shared experience, a great chance to do something I love for those I care about, to socialise and to bond, and put the world to rights!

It’s a balancing act

I got my ACA qualification at Deloitte whilst under mountains of stress and audit work. I didn’t have a finance background and was starting a little later than my peers, so it was a great accomplishment to get through it all