Henry is a project intern working at the Earth System Governance International Project Office. His focus is on research, communication, organizational and editorial support for inputs into the policy process for the Sustainable Development Goals as well as the Finance for Development framework being developed for both the governance of, and governance for the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
Besides his work for the ESG project office, Henry is currently writing his Master’s thesis on microfinance at the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies at Lund University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Bayreuth in Germany. During his undergraduate studies he also spent 18 months in Beijing, China, studying Mandarin Chinese and Economics.
Henry has strong educational background within different academic disciplines and is well-versed working in different areas. His practical experience he gained from various student positions at the University of Bayreuth, his part-time work for Germany’s largest quality assurance agency for universities ACQUIN e.V. and his intern work for a luxury wine-estate in South Africa. During his time with ACQUIN e.V., Henry did not only support the work at the back-end office, but also worked as assessor on various quality assessment peer-reviews throughout Germany and Kazakhstan. While in South Africa, Henry operated as representative of the companies director and interacted on his behalf with local and international suppliers and logisticians, organized luxury events and supported other projects when necessary.
His research interests include governance, entrepreneurship, data analysis, logics, economics, as well as sustainable development.