Gino Henry – University of Copenhagen

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Gino Henry

Freelance Public Health Engineer & Trainer with a particular interest in teaching through practical ‘hands-on’ experience, Cambridge, UK.

Gino Henry is a UK Chartered Engineer who has been engaged in emergency relief and development work for over 35 years. He has worked for a range of organisations including Oxfam UK, Save the Children, Lutheran World Federation, UK Department for International Development and Cooperation for Development, in Albania, Belize, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Kosovo, Liberia, Malawi, Macedonia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Peru, St Helena Island, Syria & Venezuela.

As well as working for NGOs etc in the field, Gino is extensively involved in setting up and running training courses for aid workers on topics such as emergency water & sanitation equipment, water testing & treatment and water supply scheme design, for Cranfield (UK) & Copenhagen Universities & organisations including RedR UK, Engineers without Borders and SAFAD.

Teaching
Gino teaches on the ‘Water Supply and Sanitation in Emergencies’ module of the Master of Disaster Management programme and in collaboration with the university over the last 10 years, a wide range of practical exercises have been developed, which the students undertake mostly in small groups so that each gets real ‘hands-on’ experience.

Education & Qualifications
CEng Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council, UK
MSc Southampton University, UK
BSc Cranfield University, UK