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Henry is a medical doctor by training who now works in a business capacity in the private sector across both health and technology, including listed and unlisted companies. He currently chairs two technology companies and a medical services business. He has previously been a Director of the Alfred Hospital, The Victorian Managed Insurance Authority and Yarra Valley Water. He has also been a member of not-for-profit boards in the past including The Disability Housing Trust and Melbourne Youth Music. He is a past Williamson Community Leadership Fellow and was a member and Chair of the Victorian ALP Health and Community Services Policy Committee, a member of the ALP’s National Policy Committee and a former Vice President of the Victorian Branch of the ALP. He has also been a State Conference and National Conference delegate over many years. He is the son of migrants who survived the Second World War and who were able to migrate to Australia in 1950. Henry went through the public school system and won the Australian History prize at Melbourne High School.
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Dr Henry Pinskier
Hon Morris Iemma | Former NSW Labor Premier
Hon Kim Carr | Former Labor Senator
Hon. Stephen Conroy| Former Labor Senator
Dr Mike Kelly | Former Labor MP
Hon Michelle Roberts MLA | Speaker, Parliament of Western Australia
Kosmos Samaras | Former Assistant Secretary, Victorian ALP, Director, Redbridge Group
Ari Suss | Executive Director, Linfox Private Group
Marcia Pinskier | NFP Advisory Services
Zosia Kilmartin | Lawyer
Geoff Fary | Former Assistant Secretary, Australian Council of Trade Unions
David Cragg/ Former Assistant Secretary, Victorian Trades Hall
Marina Chambers | Australian Workers Union, National President
Josh Peak |Secretary, SDA South Australia & Northern Territory
Lord Maurice Glasman | UK Labour Party
Jon Cruddas MP | UK Labour Party
Arnie Graf | Community Organiser, US
Simon Greer | Cambridge Heath Ventures, US
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