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Everett Henry

Everett Henry

Senior Associate

Everett is a DWC Senior Consultant, with an EDI,Organisational Development and training/facilitation portfolio. He has a strongtrack record as a senior leader delivering on complex equality strategieswithin the public, commercial and not-for profit sector. Everett has beencredited with working and influencing a wide range of Government Ministers,Senior Civil Servants and diverse communities on workforce and operationalprojects, where he has been pivotal to the transformation towards moreinclusive and equitable services.

Everett previously held the role of Head of EqualityDiversity and Inclusion at Essex University where he led on driving forwardtheir EDI Strategy. This included delivery across a range of EDI Charter Marks.He has also held the position of Head of Equality Diversity and Inclusion atthe British Red Cross. This strategic leadership role was both national andinternational in its scope.

As a former Director of Comm TAS (CommunityCommunication Training Advisory Service) a national ‘Think Tank’ that engageswith Government Ministers, Civil Servants, staff associations and communitygroups, Everett he led the first service wide consultation Equality ImpactAssessment (Equality Analysis) of a six-billion-pound, NHS Strategy for GreaterManchester, South Lancashire and Cumbria Trust.

Between 2002-2014, Everett held an illustrious policeleadership career. This constituted three national senior positions withresponsibilities for inspection, promotion and the setting of EDI deliverystandards within the police services of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Hehas also worked on high profile programmes for five Home Secretaries and othersenior government ministers. His work in this arena includeddeveloping/supporting senior governance structures and being a “support andchallenge” for Police & Crime Commissioners, Chief Constables and keycommunity representatives. Within his policing career, Everett contributed tosignificant development and change; and is credited with leading on keynational programmes that have led to improvements in the delivery ofpolicing.