Elisha London

CEO and Founder @ United for Global Mental Health

Elisha London, CEO, CEO and Founder of United for Global Mental Health.

Elisha London is a social entrepreneur and campaigner with experience in founding national and global campaigns and campaigning organisations.  She was the Founding UK CEO of the Global Poverty Project (now “Global Citizen”) and is currently the CEO and Founder of United for Global Mental Health.

In 2013 Elisha suffered a trauma and was diagnosed with PTSD and depression and, following her recovery, Elisha was appointed as Campaign Director for the Head Together Campaign, run by The Royal Foundation and spearheaded by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. Following Heads Together Elisha identified the gap and need for increased global action on mental health and so launched UnitedGMH with the support of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures and a broad range of campaigners, UN agencies and organisations.

In the past, Elisha has consulted for a range of multilateral, government and non-profit organisations including the UK Department for International Development, The World Bank and the first philanthropic fund at the Sydney Opera House. She holds an MBA from TRIUM (NYU New York, LSE London, HEC Paris), and an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics.