Prince Harry has landed a job as a mental health coach at a San Francisco-based company, it has been confirmed.
The 36 year old permanently stepped down as a “senior” member of the Royal family alongside his wife, Meghan Markle, last month.
It has now been announced that the Duke of Sussex will be enrolled as the Chief Impact Officer at a life coaching company named BetterUp.
Harry told The Wall Street Journal of his new role: “I intend to help create impact in people’s lives.
“Proactive coaching provides endless possibilities for personal development, increased awareness, and an all-round better life.”
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A statement on the company’s website reads: “Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex is a humanitarian, military veteran, mental wellness advocate, and environmentalist.
“As co-founder of Archewell, he is focused on driving systemic change across all communities through non-profit work as well as creative activations.
“The mission across Archewell — which currently includes Archewell Foundation, Archewell Productions, and Archewell Audio — is united behind the deeply held belief that compassion is the defining cultural force of the 21st century.
“Prince Harry has dedicated his life’s work to advancing causes that he is passionate about.
“He is the Founder of The Invictus Games, a platform for wounded, injured and sick service personnel to use sport as part of their rehabilitation, as well as Travalyst, a non-profit entity comprised of several of the largest online travel agencies in the world.
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“Additionally, he co-founded Sentebale with his dear friend Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, in memory of their mothers’ charitable work in combating the HIV crisis, and serves as President of African Parks, a non-governmental organization focused on protecting Africa’s ecosystems in partnership with local communities and governments.”
CEO of the company, Alexi Robichaux, who met Harry through a friend last year, added: “It is a meaningful and meaty role.”
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The couple’s biographer Omid Scobie discussed the news on Twitter, claiming that Harry is already a fan of the company’s work.
He wrote: “New title for Prince Harry: Chief Impact Officer at coaching and mental health company @BetterUp.
“His role includes product strategy, public advocacy and more. The duke was already a fan of the firm’s app, which has coaches working with the likes of Hilton, Chevron, Salesforce.”