Martin Henry is a research coordinator at the headquarters of Education International (EI) Brussels. His work focuses on coordinating and commissioning research mandated by Congress across a number of priority areas, working with the EI Research Network and acting as secretariat to the EI Research Institute Board. He is currently leading projects on teacher identity, teacher union renewal, technical vocational education and training, curriculum breadth, refugee education and professional standards. Other duties include representing teachers and educators at the OECD, UNESCO, ILO and other international forums. Before joining EI in 2016 Mr Henry spent three years leading the professional issues work at the New Zealand secondary teachers’ union PPTA. Prior to that he worked for 5 years as a Deputy Principal in a New Zealand high school and spent 3 years managing the professional learning infrastructure and working on the curriculum and across a range of academic subject standards for the New Zealand Ministry of Education. He earned a BA (hons.) from University College London, a Diploma of Teaching from Auckland College of Education and an M Lit (dist.) from Auckland University.