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Elisha London is a social entrepreneur and campaigner with experience in founding national and global campaigns. She was the Founding UK CEO of the Global Poverty Project (now Global Citizen) and is currently the Founder and CEO of United for Global Mental Health. In 2013 Elisha suffered a trauma and was diagnosed with PTSD and depression, and following her recovery was appointed as Campaign Director for the Heads Together Campaign, 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 United for Global Mental Health. Previously, Elisha consulted for a range of multilateral, government and non-profit organizations including the UK Department for International Development, The World Bank and the first philanthropic fund at the Sydney Opera House. Elisha holds an MBA from TRIUM (NYU New York, LSE London, HEC Paris), and an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics.