Emeritus Professor Richard Henry AM works as a consultant in Health and Higher Education. He had a long career in academic medicine and hospital paediatrics before his appointment as Vice-President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the University of NSW from 2006-2012. He is a Director of both Legal Aid NSW and Luminesce Alliance.
Richard has been a Trustee at Sydney Grammar School since 2010 and was elected Chairman of Trustees in 2019. He was Pro-Chancellor of UNSW from 2014 to 2020 and Chair of the Centre for Social Impact from 2013 to 2018. In 2007, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for service to paediatric respiratory medicine as a clinician, researcher, educator and mentor, and serving in a range of roles with professional medical organisations.
Richard is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Chair of the Comprehensive Children’s Cancer Centre Subcommittee.