Henry Claypool

Founder, Claypool Consulting

Mr. Claypool works as an independent consultant with clients in academia, civil society, philanthropy, government, and industry. He is also a visiting scientist at the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy in the Heller School at Brandeis University.

Henry Claypool has 30+ years of experience developing and implementing disability policy at the federal, state, and local level. His career in public service includes positions as the Director of the Health and Human Services Office on Disability and the founding Principal Deputy Administrator of the Administration for Community Living. He also served as a presidentially-appointed member of the Federal Commission on Long-Term Care, advising Congress on how long-term care can be better provided and financed for the nation’s older adults and people with disabilities, now and in the future. At the Health Care Financing Administration, now known as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Mr. Claypool was the Senior Advisor to the Administrator for Disability Policy. Mr. Claypool previously was an Executive Vice President of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).