How Gareth Henry Built A Name For Himself In The Financial Industry
Gareth Henry is a New York City-based businessman in the financial industry. He graduated in 2001 with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and statistics, achieving 1st class honors. Four years later he was a director at the financial firm Schroders. He then joined Fortress Investment Group where he had been hired in July 2007 as their head of international investor relations. In January 2014, he was promoted to Fortress Investment Group’s global head of investor relations. He now works for Angelo, Gordon & Company where he is their global head of investor relations.
Gareth Henry is originally from Scotland and he attended the University of Edinburgh. He calls himself a “reformed math geek” who became an expert in the financial world. While he worked for Fortress Investment Group he was in charge of raising capital from investors in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He also built relationships with those who manage pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, as well as insurance firms.
When Gareth Henry joined Angelo, Gordon, & Co. he was also named as a partner. The president of this company, Lawrence Schloss, said that Gareth Henry has shown throughout Gareth Henry’s career that he is more than able to meet the needs of his clients. Schloss brought him on board so that Angelo, Gordon, & Co. could continue to deliver strong returns to their investors. Schloss added that he had proven he could deliver strong results regardless of market conditions and with a broad range of strategies.
One nation that Gareth Henry is very interested in for investment purposes is Brazil. In 2014, while working for Fortress Investment Group, he said that Brazil represents an amazing opportunity to generate large returns. He said the opportunities ranged from equity markets to Brazil’s currency, the real. At the time Brazil was in the midst of a presidential election and he said that he expected the president at the time, Dilma Rousseff, to lose her election which would result in a major rally in the Brazilian economy.