As the Global Head of Investor Relations for multiple Alternative Investment Managers, its safe to say Gareth Henry doesn’t have a lot of time on his hands. The first thing he does in the morning is hop on calls with international clients. He doesn’t even have breakfast because he believes it slows him down. For Gareth Henry, the only way to truly serve his clients is to make sure he fully understands their needs. This is why he makes a minimum of 8 calls to his clients every single day. By the time most people have made it into the office of Gareth Henry has already made several calls to his Asian and European clients.
He then moves on to the day to day business that must be handled in his New York office. By lunch time he is on to next thing. For dinner he usually meets up with clients or industry colleagues so he can stay afloat on the latest news in the industry. This is a guy that never stops. He is constantly in motion. Constantly doing all he can to ensure his clients, and the organization he works for, continue to grow and meet their financial goals.
With so much to do, and so little time to do it, how is it that Gareth Henry manages to be so productive everyday? For Gareth it boils down to one thing, his passion for the work he does. This isn’t a guy who just wakes up and goes to work because he has to. He works in the world of hedge funds and private equity because he loves it. He loves communicating with his clients about their investments in a meaningful way. His passion drives his devotion, and his devotion makes him want to do all he can every single day to ensure his clients thrive.