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Indi Seehra

Director of Human Resources
London School of Economics and Political Science

Indi Seehra is Director of Human Resources at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also the Chair of the Board of CRAC which works with researchers in the private and public sectors providing professional and career development. In addition, he is an independent member of the Board of Directors for RESAVER, a multi-employer, multi-currency and multi-country Pension Scheme, supported by the European Union, for organisations who are engaged in Research activity across Europe. Indi also sits on the global Employment Advisory Board of the International Bar Association.

Indi studied in the UK, but with a three-year period when he boarded at Loyola School, Jamshedpur. Indi graduated from Portsmouth University and was subsequently awarded Masters Degrees from Sheffield Business School and University of Cambridge.

Indi held a number of significant private and public sector UK appointments including HR Director of the Crown Prosecution Service and subsequently the National Crime Agency. Over recent years he has been involved with respective European Union task Groups looking to overcome the barriers to mobility for Researchers. Indi has strong interests in Leadership and change management and is a Visiting Lecturer at Graz Medical University in Austria, University of Cambridge in UK and the Sri Guru Granth Sahib University in India. He is a regular speaker at International conferences.

Until May 2014, he headed up Human Resources at the University of Cambridge and is a Visiting Member of Jesus College, Cambridge. He is the initiator of the Scholarship Partnership between the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee and the University of Cambridge which has seen some 30 students studying PhD and Masters since 2010. In July 2010 the holy Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib was received at the University to initiate this partnership, the first time in the Universities’ 800 year history.