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Change Makers: Poppy Jamie and Mathieu Flamini

This week, professional footballer Mathieu Flamini speaks to Michael about his career and co-founding GF Biochemicals, a fast-growing producer of levulinic acid. From growing up on the beaches of Marseille to a football career at the highest level, in this episode, Mathieu demonstrates he is an athlete with a difference who has a huge amount of drive and ambition to put people’s health and our planet on the right path to a sustainable future.


This week, multi-talented entrepreneur, Poppy Jamie, the founder of wellness start-up Happy Not Perfect and co-founder of fashion accessories brand Pop & Suki joins Michael on Change Makers. The influencer and former TV presenter discusses mental health and how to help us feel happier, less anxious and more positive. Poppy shares her story of why she launched her app back in 2018 after experiencing anxiety in her career, juggling multiple roles and eventually reaching burnout. This led her to launch a mindfulness app designed for millennials and Gen Z. During the interview, Poppy demonstrates techniques designed to soothe the soul and shares lifestyle tips on how to train our brains to have a happier mindset.

Receiving Award from PM
Poppy receiving an award at Downing Street to mark International Women’s Day in 2019.
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Chapter 1 outlines the concept of mission and how the breakthrough brands of today have succeeded by building a mission that inspires belief, generates a following and instils a purpose beyond profit.