Gareth Henry the Math’s Geek

Gareth Henry studied Actuarial Mathematics in Scotland’s University of Edinburgh at 32 years of age. He later joined Watson Wyatt in 2000 at the department of management research for a couple of years. Afterward he worked Schroders a UK based firm as a product manager. In 2007 he left to Fortress Investment Group in US.

Here he was Head of International Relations then its Global Head of International Relations, Fortress Liquid Markets in 2014-2015. He was in the helm of raising capital in Africa, Europe and Middle East markets and was unparalleled in it. Through a lot of effort he built strong links in sovereign assets funds, pension and insurance companies.

Fortress founded in 1998 is a leading global investment manager with over 40 billion dollars worth of assets under management. The Institutional Investor Magazine named Fortress Investment Group as Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year in 2010 at its Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

Gareth Henry was also recognized as the Institutional Investor Rising Star. In mid 2018 the company had 1000 employees with 71% being asset managers and the rest investment professionals. Its headquarters are in New York with associate offices around the world.

In 2014, as Brazil election were underway Gareth Henry in a conference stated that it had given rise to amazing trading opportunities. Brazilian equity markets and currency had been fantastically trading which Fortress thought would continue after the elections.

In 2016, Gareth Henry joined Angelo, Gordon & Co as it Global Head of Investor Relations. He put effort on ensuring excellent client service which cannot be ruled out by any global investment manager if it is to succeed.

The company founded in 1988 has its headquarters in New York and affiliate offices in Europe and Asia. Currently it manages around $20 billion worth of mainly in real estate, credit and private equity investments.

He worked directly with Garrett Walls when he began working at Angelo Gordon’s to focus on West Coast investors associations. He also was a partner in the company however he reported to Lawrence Schloss, Angelo Gordon president. He is certified actuary both in UK and US.




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