11-12 November 2014 | Hong Kong

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Avril Henry
Managing Director
Avril Henry Pty Ltd

Avril is a widely acclaimed speaker, consultant, coach and author, who is passionate about diversity, developing collaborative leaders and positive workplaces. Her career has spanned finance, IT, change management, human resources and consulting across multiple industries and countries.

In 2013 she was appointed as a senior advisor to the Chief of the Australian Army on gender diversity, values and cultural reform, and is the only civilian on the Army’s Gender & Diversity Executive Council. She completed a Ministerial Review for the Minister of Defence in 2006, into Recruitment and Retention in the Defence Force and was subsequently appointed as a Strategic Advisor to the Chief of Navy, and joined the Navy's People & Capability Committee.

Avril is the author of several books on leadership and different generations, and her latest book, “Leadership Revelations II How Australians Lead in Crises” topped the Australian Financial Review best brain food books of 2012 list.