Henry is an Associate Partner at RSA2020. He was previously manager of the Commission on 2020 Public Services. Henry is a visiting fellow of the School of Politics & International Relations at Queen Mary University of London, an associate fellow of the Social Market Foundation and the Lisbon Council, and an associate of Accenture’s public service research programme.
Henry has undertaken extensive research and policy development for a range of UK and international organisations, including the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, the UN University, the Social Market Foundation, the Lisbon Council, Make Justice Work, AfDevInfo, Sky News and the Omidyar Foundation. He has acted as a strategic advisor on a recent independent UK government review, an international presidential campaign, and for an international foreign affairs ministry.
Henry has an MA and PhD from the University of Sheffield, where he has also taught politics and development studies. He has written widely on public services, development policy and international political economy, most recently publishing ‘LOCAL’ – a study of local identity and government in the UK. He is co-editor (with Gerry Stoker and Simon Griffiths) of ‘Public Services: a new reform agenda’ – an edited volume forthcoming from Bloomsbury Academic Press.
He tweets on @h_kippin
Christopher Hood: innovation is declining in 3rd sector as it works more closely w/ state & as demand increases #2020publicservices