Henry has been a practicing economist and policy analyst for almost 25 years. He has worked on issues from international trade and environment to economic and environmental regulation design. He has always sought to draw on a whole range of economic and social science thinking and techniques from international political to behavioural economics.
He has particular expertise in using agent based modelling (ABM) having produced the first Government impact assessment using an ABM. He is now advising UK Government chief economists on building capacity to use ABMs across government. He recently addressed the OECD on the policy application of ABMs.He also has expertise in institutional and complexity economics and is advising organisations on the implications for regulatory design and implementation.
Henry is an internationally recognised expert in water policy and regulation but he also has knowledge of a wide range of environmental policy areas including sustainable consumption and production, climate change adaptation, industrial pollution and waste. He has worked in the public and private sector at the local, national and international level both in the UK and Australia.
He has also been a Research Fellow at the Centre for Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus, is a Fellow of the RSA and a qualified chartered accountant.