Gareth Henry is a Rarity

In spite of Gareth Henry’s area of major being in actuarial mathematics while he was at school in the Heriot Watt University, he took a sharp departure from the career a typical actuarial mathematician would pursue. A typical actuarial mathematician would seek a career in the insurance industry but not Gareth Henry, who elected to become a professional investor in the hedge fund and private equity industry. Gareth has always found the degree of overlapping between finance and mathematics to be intriguing. It was, however, not until he developed a profound understanding of the dynamics of economics and risk management that Gareth Henry became irreversibly hooked. Perhaps it is his background as an actuarial mathematician that has enabled Gareth to be such a success in the hedge fund and private equity industry. Or perhaps it is his ability to engage with anyone in a meaningful conservation that has made Gareth so successful in the hedge fund and private equity industry. Gareth Henry first experienced success in this industry at Schroder as its Director of Strategic Solutions and then at the Fortress Investment Group as its Head of International Investor Relations and Global Head of Investor Relations. To know more about him click here.

Gareth Henry does not believe in power breakfasts and begins his workday early at 7 in the morning placing calls principally to Europe and Asia. He is also a constantly on the move workaholic in that he believes that activity generates opportunity and devotes whatever time he possibly can to his clients and his work. Further, when Gareth forms an idea that he truly believes in, he is willing to move heaven and earth to bring them to life. He also believes in asking for feedback from his clients, his team, and his colleagues believing that it is crucial to obtaining an understanding of the dynamics in which he is operating. Gareth also likes to seek advice from the 20 or so mentor he has developed a mentor-protégé relationship with. Recently, he has established a business of his own to provide investors with his services.

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