Henry is the founder and Executive Chair of African Child and Youth Empowerment Foundation (AFRICYEF), www.africyef.org, a UK based charity actively involved in supporting poor African children and youths acquire basic education. AFRICYEF currently supports more than 500 African pupils back to school, providing them with books, writing materials and school uniforms. The charity provides computers and laptops to both schools and students in Africa, grants scholarships to less-privileged and indigent African children and also supports the Future Leaders Orphanage in Nigeria.
Henry is a seasoned Head of IT/Global IT Manager, Change and Transformation professional with over 17 years’ experience in a wide range of sectors and industries including banking, education, retail, concierge, leisure, charity, FinTech, logistics and transport.
He has been active in community development, particularly in Nigeria, London and Essex; actively involved in nurturing and mentoring young people, volunteered at the London 2012 Olympics. Henry served as children teacher in the church and also a member of Barking and Dagenham Residents Urban Development Forum (RUDF).
Henry is passionate about young people and education and he holds a BSc degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and an MBA in Business Management. He also supports many other charities and is a co-founder of Inspiring Women Network.
Henry is happily married and blessed with 3 brilliant children.