Philippa Westphal


Philippa Westphal has been at Centora since the very beginning, in fact as the surname might suggest, before the very beginning. Wife of Arnaud, Philippa is an integral part of our administration department, working closely with Maggie keeping everybody organised (especially Arnaud).

What attracted you to the world of accountancy? My husband (this is our favourite answer of the entire page, not quite as unexpected as Sufian’s grouse response, but brilliant in its simplicity)

What problem do you most enjoy fixing for you clients? – Collecting and delivering their paperwork.

What is your favourite book/podcast/film/TV show? – All sorts of series like Silent Witness, Suits and Peaky Blinders.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t working? – I never stop working, if not for Centora my attention goes to raising our 2 children, teaching young people to ride horses/ponies, or busy doing some social work.

What piece of advice would you give to a young person thinking about a career in Finance? – Make sure the company offers good training.

Who makes the best cup of tea? – I don’t know, I only drink coffee!