Gareth Henry: A Model Executive in the Financial World

Gareth Henry, the current Managing Director and Global Head of Investor Relations at Angelo, Gordon & Co. is an esteemed figure in the financial world. The renowned figure graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a BSc in Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics. Upon graduating, Gareth Henry embarked in a career path that has made him among the leading rising stars in the financial world.

Gareth Henry began his career at Watson Wyatt immediately after graduating in 2000, where he worked in management research. Shortly afterwards, he joined the U.K.-based fund management firm Schroders as a product manager, where he worked until June 2007. The mathematics geek then joined one of the world’s largest hedge fund management firm-Fortress Investment Group-as the Head of International Investor Relations.

After holding the position for the next six and half years, Gareth Henry proved his prowess in the financial sector, leading to his promotion to the position of Global Head of Investor Relations in 2014. During his tenure at Fortress Investment Group, Henry was tasked with raising capital in the Middle Easter, African, and European markets. Using his knowledge in actuary and hard work, Gareth Henry has managed to establish great connections and success with many financial institutions, including sovereign wealth funds, insurance, and pension fund companies.

In 2011, Fortress Investment was named the Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year. During the 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards held by Institutional Investor magazine, Henry was also recognized as “Rising Star” in the industry. Rising Stars are regarded as professionals with outstanding performance records or industry accomplishments. Such figures standout among their colleagues and exhibit potential to become future industry leaders. Henry’s efforts in International Investor Relations had contributed significantly towards the company’s success.

Despite his success at Fortress Investment, Henry joined Angelo, Gordon & Co. as the Global Head of Investor Relations in January 2016. The firm is privately held and manages around $26 billion in private equity, real estate, and credit investments. Henry’s immense experience and a network of relationships across the globe made him uniquely qualified for the position at Angelo, Gordon & Co.

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