Uday Thakkar

Founder, Red Ochre

Uday is a chartered accountant by training and has worked in management consultancy for more than 20 years across the UK and in Africa. He has started and managed a number of commercial businesses, a charity and two social enterprises – including Red Ochre, which he launched in 2002 as a specialist training and enterprise support consultancy. Uday has been named Social Enterprise Mentor of the Year, is a regular and popular speaker at conferences and seminars on enterprise, leadership, governance and finance, and delivers more than 30 workshops a year. He is a trustee of a number of charities that work with health, the arts and governance. Red Ochre.org