Avril Henry

Leadership strategist

    Avril Henry is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, author, leadership strategist and provocateur, and the founder of the Sydney-based management consultancy firm Avril Henry Pty Ltd. Her passion lies in exploring diversity and transforming outdated leadership models and workplace practices.

    In 2016, Avril was named one of the AFR Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence, and one of the 10 most influential women in the Diversity and Equity space. Over the past decade Avril has won the prestigious Lifetime Achievement in HR Award, and has been named as a finalist for Best Human Resources Director at the Australian Human Resources Awards, a finalist in the Sydney Business Review Business Woman of the Year, recognised by the NSW government as part of International Women’s Day, nominated multiple times for the Telstra Businesswoman of the Year, and been honoured in the Australian Who’s Who of Women for the past 9 years as one of the most inspiring businesswomen and female leaders.