Joshua Chauvin

Joshua Chauvin

Visiting Scientist
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Dr. Joshua Chauvin is an entrepreneur and psychologist passionate about building innovative technologies, businesses, and non-profit initiatives globally to meet the challenges in mental health care. As VP Strategy & Head of Global Access for Koa Health, he is currently helping to lead a collaborative effort with Harvard Medical School to build EMPOWER, an open-access initiative committed to training up the world's mental health workforce digitally. He has previously worked as Partnerships Manager for Mindstrong Health and as a research consultant for the Canadian Mental Health Association. He has been involved in a number of anti-stigmatization campaigns in Canada, has chaired the Mind Your Head Campaign in Oxford and is the Co-Founder of the It Gets Brighter Campaign, which shares and collects video messages for young people struggling with mental health issues. Josh completed a DPhil in Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford as both a Rhodes Scholar and a Canadian Centennial Scholar, is an Associate Fellow at the Evidence-Based Practice Unit, an Advisor to charities Jack.org and batyr, and an Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL.