Gareth Henry was born in London, England, and has since impacted people from all over the world through his expertise in investments. Gareth Henry has always had a love for mathematics and this love carried him to attend Heriot-Watt University in 1997, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics in 2001.
Upon graduation, Mr. Henry went on to work for Watson Wyatt until 2004. While at Watson Wyatt, he was first hired as an analyst for the manager research team. After that he worked with the Global Investment Management Services team for the rest of his time with the company.
Gareth Henry left Watson Wyatt for SEI Investments where he worked as an inventsments manager. His role in that position was to manage and serve in disciplines such as consulting, insuring, and pension funds. He was with SEI Investments for a year before again moving on in 2005 where he accepted a role with Shroders.
Gareth served as the Director of Shroders until 2007, where he felt a certain desire to do something a bit different. This is where Gareth Henry really started making a name for himself in investments and decided it was time to jump across the pond to move to the United States and take a job with Fortress Investment Group.
He started as the company’s manager director. He moved forward as the Head of International Investor Relations and gained copious amounts of capital for Fortress’ real estate holdings, hedge funds, and private equity and private credit. This job was truly a global affair for Henry as he engaged in business activity with those in the Middle East, Europe, and all over Asia. At the same time, Henry was also managing the company’s $4 billion hedge fund business.
Beyond his success in the business world, Henry also established the Gareth Henry Access Bursary at his alma matter Heriot-Watt University. The school is one of the leading institutions for business and industry. Henry offers the participants in the program an opportunity to chat with him through one-on-one mentoring sessions and coaching on a regular basis. Through these sessions, students are left feeling inspired.
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