Episode 17: Indy Singh Hothi CA
On this episode of the podcast, Jonny Jacobs CA talks with ICAS President Indy Singh Hothi CA about mental fitness, impostor syndrome and how CA can make lasting positive change in the world.
Indy is currently the co-founder of Upside Projects, a consultancy and venture builder which provides strategic advice on digital transformation, innovation and sustainability to public and private sector clients. Indy is also a cultural advisor to the Mayor of London and Greater London Authori Prior to Upside Projects, Indy was a senior economist with EY in London. He worked across a number of high-profile economic impact studies which influenced public policy and included clients such as the Premier League and Rugby World Cup. Indy has been a passionate advocate for D&I. He led a number of D&I programmes at EY to improve social mobility and inclusivity within the profession and the firm.
Through his passion for social and humanitarian causes, Indy was a trustee and director of Khalsa Aid International, a charity which provides humanitarian aid in disaster areas and civil conflict zones. The charity was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021. His work has led him to the frontline on a number of projects including Iraq, DR Congo, Lebanon, Nepal and Haiti.
Indy was recognised as One Young CA in 2015 and joined ICAS Council in 2016, representing the England and Wales area and supporting engagement with under 35s and the broader London community. In 2022, Indy was appointed the President of ICAS, the youngest ever office bearer in the institutes' 168 year history of public service.