Chair of the Board of Trustees including lead trustee for Strategy and CEO Liaison

Henry became Chair of the Holocaust Centre in September 2012. 

Henry was one of the founders, and the first chairman, of the Jewish Leadership Council, stepping down in 2009 at the completion of office as President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews (2003 -2009).  Current positions include President of World Jewish Relief, Chair of Shechita UK, Vice-Chair of National Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, Vice-President, Council for Christians and Jews.  Educated at University College London, where he was made a fellow in 2006, he was called to the bar in 1972 specialising in criminal law. He took Silk in 1999 and became a Bencher of Gray’s Inn in 2001.  He was awarded the OBE in 2009 for services to the Jewish community and Inter-faith relations.

The Holocaust Centre is also very fortunate to have 8 other Board members and 3 specialist advisors, each of whom brings invaluable experience drawn from a wide variety of fields.