Henry matriculated in 1988 at the high school Pioneer in Vryheid KwaZulu Natal. He then completed military service in Voortrekkerhoogte till 1990. In 1991 he began at Natal Agricultural Co-operative as a pupil grader and progresses to silo manager in 1994. In 1996, he was promoted to Product Manager at the Natal Agricultural Co-operative and retained the post until 2004 when Natal Agricultural Cooperative amalgamated with Afgri (Pty) Ltd. He was Regional Manager Handling and Storage - Natal to 2010, after which he joins SSK. He is married to Carla and has a son Alexander. He loves nature and agriculture and practiced like sports like long distance running and fishing.