Head of Arctic Office
Henry is the Head of the NERC Arctic Office, hosted by the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge. The Office operates the UK’s Arctic Station in Ny-Alesund (Svalbard, Norway); supports UK Arctic research activity; provide advice to policy makers; and develop international scientific cooperation across all aspects of Arctic research.
Before he joined the Arctic Office in February 2016, Henry was the Deputy Head of the Polar Regions Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, with particular responsibility for representing the UK in the discussions of the Committee for Environmental Protection in the Antarctic Treaty System, of which the UK was a founder member.
Prior to that, Henry worked in a range of Government Departments, including the Department for Culture, Media and Sport; the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Cabinet Office.
Publications from NERC Open Research Archive
Callaghan, Terry V., Kulikova, Olga, Rakhmanova, Lidia, Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer, Labba, Niklas, Kuhmanen, Lars-Anders, Kirpotin, Sergey, Shaduyko, Olga, Burgess, Henry, Rautio, Arja, Hindshaw, Ruth S., Golubyatnikov, Leonid L., Marshall, Gareth J. ORCID record for Gareth J. Marshall, Lobanov, Andrey, Soromotin, Andrey, Sokolov, Alexander, Sokolova, Natalia, Filant, Praskovia, Johansson, Margareta. (2020) Improving dialogue among researchers, local and indigenous peoples and decision-makers to address issues of climate change in the North. Ambio, 49. 1161-1178. 10.1007/s13280-019-01277-9
Siegert, Martin, Bacon, Sheldon, Barnes, David ORCID record for David Barnes, Brooks, Ian, Burgess, Henry, Cottier, Finlo, Depledge, Duncan, Dodds, Klaus, Edwards, Mary, Essery, Richard, Heywood, Karen, Hendry, Katharine, Jones, Vivienne, Lea, James, Medby, Ingrid, Meredith, Michael ORCID record for Michael Meredith, Screen, James, Steinberg, Philip, Tarling, Geraint ORCID record for Geraint Tarling, Warner, James, Young, Gillian. (2020) The Arctic and the UK: Climate, research and engagement. Imperial College London, The Grantham Institute, 8 pp. (Grantham Institute Discussion Paper 7.) 10.25561/80095
UK Arctic Science Conference 2023
Event 11 September, 2023
Britain’s Arctic Research Station celebrates 30 years of science and monitoring climate change
News 28 September, 2021
BBC Radio 4 Today Programme in the Arctic
News 11 March, 2019
Polar Governance Workshop
Event 24 April, 2018