Jonny Jacobs

Jonny Jacobs

Non Exec Director

Jonny is an award-winning Finance professional who feels passionately about the role of mental wellness in the workplace.

Prior to his current position as a Finance Director at Starbucks, Jonny was Strategy & Transformation Director at pladis, the global snacking business which brings together iconic brands including McVitie’s and Godiva. As the Executive Board sponsor for Mental Health, he led the Employee Mental Health & Wellbeing initiative, which led to the national “Let’s Talk” partnership between McVitie’s and mental health charity, Mind. After training to become a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, Jonny has gained a wealth of experience across a range of industries including Heineken, M&S Foods, and John Menzies plc.

Jonny is an advocate for mental wellbeing across many forums, and in 2019 he became a Trustee of the Mental Health Foundation and joined the board of the subsidiary, Mental Health at Work CIC in 2021. He is a Goalkeeper for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation dedicated to accelerating progress towards the United Nations Global Goals, and works with various organisations to advocate the importance of Mental Fitness in business.

Leave a Reply