Few people in the financial industry have the ability and wherewithal to spend 13 plus years as a prominent figure in global investments. Gareth Henry, however, is such one of those people. Graduating with honors at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, Mr. Henry received a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics, with 1st class honors in 2000. After spending some additional time furthering his education, Gareth Henry started his career with the prestigious London based investment firm Schroders, where he was the Strategic Solutions Director until 2007. That is the year he decided to move over to US Based investment management firm, Fortress Investment Group. He started out in the London location of Fortress, as Head of International Investor Relations for the company for over 6 years, where he raised capital in the markets of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, predominantly.
In 2014, he moved up to Global Head of Investor Relations for the remainder of his time with the company. During his time at Fortress as head of International Investor Relations, Gareth Henry was a large part of the company receiving accolades, such as being named the Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year by Institutional Investor in 2010, as well as being personally recognized that same year as as an Institutional Investor “Rising Star.” He also received mention of being one of Institutional Investor’s “Hedge Fund 30 Rising Stars” in 2011. In 2014, during Gareth Henry’s time as Global Head of Investor Relations he was invited as speaker at 20th Annual “Alpha Hedge West” conference, which was considered quite an honor. In 2016, Gareth Henry moved to New York to act as Global Head of Relations at another prestigious firm, Angelo, Gordon & Co., where it was announced that he would also be a partner.