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Elisha London

Founder & CEO, Prospira Global & Founder, United for Global Mental Health

Bio Current as of January 6, 2022

Elisha London is a social entrepreneur and global mental health advocate. In 2013 Elisha suffered a trauma and was diagnosed with PTSD and depression. Following her recovery Elisha was appointed as Campaign Director for the Head Together Campaign, spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. In 2017 Elisha drew upon her experience to understand the huge gap that exists in addressing mental health around the world and brought together the team to establish United for Global Mental Health. She was UnitedGMH’s first CEO until 2021 and now supports the organisation as Founder and Advisor to the Board.

Prior to her work at UnitedGMH she was the founding UK Director of the Global Poverty Project (“Global Citizen”) and has consulted and worked for a range of multilaterals, governments, charities and global multi-national businesses including The World Bank, the UK Department for International Development, Overseas Development Institute, Sydney Opera House, The Oaktree Foundation, PWC and the Australian Davos Connection.

She holds a MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and a Global Executive MBA from TRIUM (NYU, HEC, LSE). In 2020 Elisha was appointed as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for her global leadership in mental health.