Jules Chappell
CEO, Kokoro

Jules is CEO of Kokoro, a not-for-profit founded by Natasha Müller, which champions mental health as the foundation for a safer, kinder and more productive world. Kokoro runs the Future Mental Health Collective (a global peer to peer network for private funders who include mental health in their giving), and supports initiatives such as www.cop2.org, which focuses on the intersection between mental health and the climate crisis.

Formerly, Jules was CEO of London & Partners Events, Managing Director at London & Partners, London’s international trade, investment and promotional agency; and Partner at communications consultancy, Hawthorn Advisors. She started her career as a UK diplomat, serving in Jordan, Iraq, the USA and Ethiopia. She was the UK’s Ambassador to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador from 2009-2012. In 2016, Jules was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and in 2017, she was made an Honorary Group Captain with the Royal Air Force’s 601 Squadron.

Jules currently sits on the Board of Climate Cares at Imperial College London and advises the Women of the Future Programme, Apolitical, the Unsung Foundation and the NFL UK Foundation.