Helen Kilsby


Helen joined the board as Financial Director and became a member of the Investment Committee in 2021, having supported Alexander Square Partners with its accounting for a couple of years.

After graduating from Cambridge, Helen qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte (now PwC) in 1994. She spent 10 years with the Corporate Finance team of Apax Partners – latterly as a Director – advising mid-sized companies on raising private equity. Helen also advised on a number of public to private transactions as well as public and private company M&A advisory mandates. She left the firm (now GCA Altium) in 2004 to focus on raising her growing family.

In 2009 Helen established a business providing accountancy support services to London-based companies, many of which operate within the financial services sector. She was a Partner of Next Wave Partners – a client – until 2019, whilst continuing to work as a consultant to other firms, focusing on FCA regulated businesses.

In her spare time Helen rows at Tideway Scullers School in Chiswick. She is also mother to three sons and housekeeper (servant) to two cats.

Helen Kilsby