After being named this year’s One Young CA by ICAS, the world’s oldest professional body for accountants, an Edinburgh-based turnaround manager will represent his profession at a global gathering in April.
At ICAS ‘Digital CA Summit, EY’s Amjad Hassan was declared the overall winner of the Top 100 Young CAs competition. He will now join ICAS at Munich’s One Young World Summit.
Mr. Hassan graduated from ICAS in 2018 as a CA and was the first to attend college in his family.
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He is an advocate of workplace diversity in his position at EY, and an active member of the mental health and well-being groups of the firm. He also participates actively in the region, organizing initiatives such as blood drives and assisting those in need, particularly in the Asian community.
“Representing accountants from around the world at the One Young World Summit, I’m excited to learn what other young leaders are doing to contribute to sustainable change in their local communities and how I can take those learnings home to drive change in my business and our profession,” Hassan said.
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“It is an incredible honor to be this year’s One Young CA, I am grateful for this recognition. I would like to thank my partner, colleagues and mentors for believing in me and always supporting me in my quest to grow both personally and professionally.”
Bruce Cartwright, ICAS CEO, said, “Amjad has supported his local community during these unprecedented times and it is evident that his values and morals align with ICAS ethics.”