Henry currently works as a Grant/Development Officer at Young Manchester. Henry has a background in Law and is also a Director at Making Education a Priority (MEaP). He leads their legal and statutory governance to ensure the consortium of supplementary schools achieves their strategic aims of raising educational aspirations for a diverse range of young people across Greater Manchester. He is also the co-founder of Grace Incorporation Faith Trust (GIFT), a network of social enterprises that came together to build strategic partnerships to support local people into education and employment.
Henry has been involved with the Voluntary Community Social sector for the past 15 years, developing a range of community-led initiatives supporting young people to achieve their goals and leadership skills. Henry has extensive experience in capacity building, project development, and fundraising, specifically within small and niche organisations that support young people to get involved in making a difference in their community as active citizens.
He assisted the Local Authority Legal Team at Manchester City Council to provide defence in litigation as a result of alleged negligence in housing disrepair and personal injury cases.