Jonny Jacobs CA: A lifeboat of hope
Don't miss the latest episode of Building Resilience: A FinBiz2030 Podcast featuring ICAS Member and mental health advocate Jonny Jacobs CA.
Jonny Jacobs CA, Financial Director EMEA at Starbucks and ICAS Member is one of a select group of young leaders from around the world whose inspiring stories have been captured by the new Building Resilience Podcast series.
The series is an offshoot of the FinBiz2030 Building Resilience Webinars, a joint initiative between One Young World and Chartered Accountants Worldwide, which aims to establish an active and engaged finance and business community dedicated to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Each time we share a story, we send a lifeboat of hope to somebody else.
In this episode, Jonny shares the story of his journey from a lonely teenage boy to becoming a successful finance professional and leading advocate for mental health in business.
He speaks openly about his own struggles with mental health and about the importance of acknowledging the challenges people may be experiencing in their lives.
If you enjoyed Jonny Jacob’s podcast episode you can catch up on the rest of the Building Resilience series here. Each short episode contains a single story from one of the webinar contributors, covering topics from overcoming adversity to the importance of finance in saving the oceans.