Mika Simmons

Creative & Brand Director

In 2017 Bryony Gordon approached Mika Simmons to join the team at Mental Health Mates. With a wealth of experience acquired from founding and Directing the Lady Garden Campaign, a major movement to raise international awareness about the symptoms of Gynaecological Cancers – ahead of the curve, the key message was body positivity, encouraging women to talk with less shame about all aspects of their physical health. Bryony set Mika about the task of growing Mental Health Mates. Since Mika joined Mental Health Mates in 2018, Mika has created brand partnerships with D&D London, Conde Nast Brides Magazine, Bare Biology & ASOS.

Mika has a vested interested in supporting mental health awareness having had to seek many ways to find wellness after bullying as a child which lead to severe bouts of depression.

Mika Simmons also works as an actress, writer and film director.

In 2017 Mika was chosen as one of 40 inspirational British women to front L’Oréal Lancôme’s powerful women campaign.