Gareth Henry has been fascinated by numbers and math since a kid. He entered adult life by earning a B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot-Watt University. He then worked in management research for Watson Wyatt. He started his career by at Schroders in London as its Director of Strategic Solutions, then SEI Investments as an investment manager, then Watson Wyatt as an analyst. In 2007 he joined the team of Fortress Investment Group as Head of International Investor Relations for it London branch. In this role, he worked much with the European, Middle Eastern and African markets.
His years at Fortress were pivotal for a couple of reasons. It was at Fortress that his phenomenal leadership skills began to really be truly recognized. It was also at this time that he formed many a lasting tie to sovereign wealth. Then Gareth Henry spent several years working for Fortress as its Global Head of Investor Relations. In 2016, Gareth Henry joined the Angelo, Gordon & Co. team as the Managing Director and Global Head of Investor Relations. In addition, he was also made a partner in the firm. Prior to joining the firm, Gareth had already held years-worth of executive positions.
His years in finances also gave him another valuable tool. It was during these many years in such positions he had developed important professional connections all over the world that helped him in his position at AG&C.
While AG&C is still relatively young, it has risen to be a hugely lucrative investment manager. It was first founded in 1988, today it manages around $26 billion in credit, real estate, and private equity investments. While they are headquartered in New York, they maintain offices throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Gareth Henry remained with them until this year. The precise reasons of the departure have not yet been made public.
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