Gareth Henry: The Math Market Mogul

Born in London, Gareth Henry has climbed the corporate ladder to become one of the word’s top investment moguls. From his initial start as an analyst with Watson Wyatt, to Global Head of Investor Relations with Fortress Investment Group, Gareth Henry is a story of immense success.

Gareth Henry used his adoration of mathematics to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot-Watt University. Upon graduation, Henry began his work as an analyst for the Manager Research Team of Watson Wyatt. After stints with SEI Investments and Shroders of London, Gareth Henry joined Fortress Investment Group and has never looked back. During his time with SEI Investments and Shroders he served as an investment manager, consultant, and director.

His work with Fortress Investment Group required Henry to move to the United States. As the company’s Head of Global and International Investor Relations, he oversaw hedge funds, real estate holdings, private equity and credit. His belief in alternative asset management and investment has helped him build a legacy as one of the most sought after investment strategist in the world.

Henry’s personal philosophy that activity creates opportunity has given him the drive to maintain a lifetime of learning and investing. His greatest investment is in people. He regards up and coming “geeks” as potential partners and created the Gareth Henry Access Bursary. He not only funds the opportunity, but offers participants personal mentoring and one-on-one coaching. When it comes to clients, Henry believes tat communication is a major key to success. He believes in personal communication and fields multiple phone calls and meetings each day (including Sundays). A reasonable goal for yearly meetings is 1,000 and he does not feel like he is giving his best if he does not meet this expectation.

Gareth Henry’s lifelong mission for learning and self improvement has also made him a believer in mindfulness and meditation. His constant drive and discipline has led him to the top of the investment world. His accolades and abilities are easily supported by his current portfolio, which stands at a staggering 28 billion dollars.

Learn More: www.alumni.hw.ac.uk/gareth-henry

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