Henry Grunwald OBE QC

Henry Grunwald OBE QC is a Vice President of the Jewish Leadership Council.

He was one of the founders, and the first Chairman, of the Jewish Leadership Council, stepping down in 2009 at the completion of his term of office as President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews (2003-2009). Current communal positions include:- President, World Jewish Relief; Chairman, Shechita UK: Vice-Chair, National Holocaust Memorial Day Trust; Trustee, The Holocaust Centre (Beth Shalom); Trustee, UJS/Hillel; Vice-President, Council of Christians and Jews. Educated at University College London, where he was made a Fellow in 2006, he was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn in 1972, specialising in criminal law. He took Silk in 1999 and became a Bencher of Gray’s Inn in 2001. He was awarded the OBE in 2009 for services to the Jewish community and Interfaith Relations.