Gareth Henry is a financial guru and has been involved in the financial sector for decades. He is a founding member of the Fortress Investment Group which is a mammoth in the alternative asset management industry. He made a fortune of hundreds of millions when Fortress Group was sold to Softbank, Tokyo in 2011 for a whopping $3.3 billion. Recently he was inducted by Angelo Gordon & Co. as the Head of Investor Relations where he made a significant impact before leaving the firm.
Gareth Henry has always showcased tremendous business acumen and understanding of mathematics. He majored in Actuarial Mathematics from the Edinburgh University, Scotland. He admitted to having admired how mathematics and finance intertwine in numerous ways. He landed his first job as an analyst at Schroders Inc. and he left the company in 3 years as a director.
He has been a sturdy pillar for Fortress Investment Group for years and was involved in making crucial decisions for the company that steered Fortress Group towards success. He dealt with private equity, credit line, hedge funds, real estate, and high-end vehicles. The clients he managed were from different continents such as Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. With time he specialized in customer acquisition and strategy implementation. Before he left Fortress Inc., he was directly managing and supervising the $4 billion hedge fund empire of the company.
After his stint at Fortress Group, Gareth Henry joined Angelo Gordon which is an asset management company and is currently managing $26 billion worth of assets in real estate, private equity, and credit lines. With the new addition to the leadership, Gareth strengthened the relationships with the existing clients and acquired major clients during his 2-year stint at the company.
Gareth Henry strongly believes that opportunities knock your door when you strive to achieve something. Any kind of productive activity opens up the chances for better opportunities. Patient listening and understanding people have been Gareth’s forte which helped him build long-lasting relationships with clients that proved to be beneficial for every firm he worked with. Asking for help is something millions of us shy away from, but Gareth Henry insists that we ask for help and clear our doubts as early as possible. Feedback is the key to self-improvement according to him.