Join us at the 2017 ICAS Young Leaders Summit & One Young CA Awards

By Eleanor O'Neill, CA Today

31 May 2017

We look ahead to the Young Leaders Summit & One Young CA Awards in London, held in association with Investec Click & Invest.

In the first event of its kind for ICAS, young CAs who are leading their profession are invited to an inspirational conference in the heart of the city on Thursday 14 September.

The Young Leaders Summit will be held in the stunning Leadenhall Building, otherwise known as 'The Cheesegrater', surrounded by breathtaking views of London's skyline from Landing Forty Two - the highest event space in the City.

The day is filled with CA-led lightning sessions, exclusive networking opportunities, and fascinating keynote speakers, while the evening is dedicated to celebrating the future of ICAS.

This year's One Young CA and 35 CAs under 35 winners will be presented with their awards in recognition of their work in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology, Leadership & Influence and Sustainability & CSR.

World-class women

The keynote speakers at this year's event are Kate Robertson, Co-Founder of One Young World, and Holly Tucker MBE, Founder of Holly & Co and Co-Founder of

One Young World (OYW) is a UK-based charity that gathers together the brightest young leaders from around the world and provides the opportunity to make lasting connections and drive positive change. Founded in 2009 by Kate and her partner, David Jones, OYW hosts an annual international summit for ambassadors and speakers to collaborate and debate innovative solutions for global issues. is one of the UK's best-known online retailer brands, catering to the discerning consumer seeking a unique purchase with a personal touch. It offers a marketplace platform for the UK's best creative small businesses and creators. Holly co-founded the site over 10 years ago and is now venturing into a new project.

Holly & Co aims to demystify business for creators, connect like-minded creatives across the world and shine a light on small creative enterprises.

Inspiring CAs

Summit attendees will have the opportunity to hear from other CAs leading the way for industries and businesses shaping the future. A series of 'Lightning Talks' will showcase CA experts in entrepreneurship, technology and leadership skills.

They present a fantastic opportunity to gain insight from your peers. Many networking opportunities, including a lunch and pre-awards reception, will also be presented throughout the day.

The moment we've all been waiting for

The One Young CA Awards will showcase the most outstanding and inspiring young CAs making strides in the worlds of business, finance and not-for-profit.

The 2017 One Young CA will attend the One Young World summit in Bogotá, Colombia and have the honour of representing ICAS on an international stage.

Tickets are now available for the Young Leaders Summit & One Young CA Awards. We'd be delighted to see you, so secure your place today.

Investec Click & Invest, headline sponsor of the ICAS Young Leaders’ Summit and One Young CA Awards 2017, is a new online actively managed investment management service for UK residents with £10,000 or more to invest. Launching soon.


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