When it comes to growing credit in the private sector, Gareth Henry is both experienced and knowledgeable. He has served as the head of global investor relations through a number of alternative investment management most of which have been based in the U.S. in addition to that, he served as the former head of IR for Angelo Gordon as well Fortress Investments. However, his experience goes even further than his work experience. Gareth Henry studied Actuarial Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. This has come in handy when it comes to calculating and understanding the complex math behind this industry.
Gareth Henry has a unique set of skills stemming from his mathematical training as well as extensive industry experience. Because of this, he was appointed Head of International Investor Relations for the company at the Fortress’ office in London. This was a result of his ability to formulate and carry out a strategy for sales that was aimed at addressing the fixed, institutional incomes for the company’s fixed income, hedge fund and private equity lines for the business.
On the other hand, Gareth Henry was also appointed Global Head of Investor Relations at Fortress Liquid Markets. Here, he was in charge of a team that pin-pointed clients from all over the globe for marketing, sales and services for the clients. Before joining Fortress, Gareth Henry worked as the Director of Strategic Solutions at a money management firm located in Schroders, London. Prior to this, he served as the manager for in Philadelphia for SEI Investments. To know more about him click here.
Gareth admits that he was always attracted to the relationship between Mathematics and finances and that once he studied economics and risk management, he was hooked. He says that what made him stand out was his talent for talking to clients and even strangers and his ability to explain investment plainly. For this reason, it is only natural that he gravitated towards investor relations and raising capital.
Henry’s extensive experience has helped him to stay up-to-date- with the latest developments in his field. He also says that keeping in constant touch with his clients is just as important.