Phil Cliftlands

Board member

Phil joined the Board in September 2014. He is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.  

As well as a Board member at Southdown, Phil is a partner at BDO LLP specialising in providing audit and assurance services to the not-for-profit sector and focusing on working with social housing organisations. Phil has over fifteen years’ experience of working as an advisor to the sector. As a member of the housing SORP (Statement of Recommended Practice) Working Party he led the development of the SORP based on International Financial Reporting style accounting (now known as FRS 102) for the housing sector.