Heriot-watt is one of UK’s leading business Universities. It offers over 400 innovative business and industry courses. Established in 1821, Heriot-Watt is recognized for producing highly educated, employable candidates and world leaders for the business world.
Heriot-Watt University gives students a golden opportunity for success. One particular graduate who found much success from Heriot-watt is Gareth Henry.
Gareth Henry is a 2001 graduate, he has worked as Director of Strategic Solutions at Schroder Investment Management Limited. He also served as an Investment Manager at SEI Investments and as an analyst at Watson Wyatt LLP. Other career highlight includes Managing Director, Global Head of Investor Relations and Partner at Angelo, Gordon & Co. and as a Global Head of Investor Relations at Fortress Investment Group.
With the rising interest of business and technology, Henry believes students will benefit from the programs Heriot-Watt provides. With his years of experience in investor relations, Henry’s understanding of where the future of technology is going. He encourages those wishing to work in the financial arena to take full advantage of Heriot-Watt programs. Programs such as machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Actuarial Science degree. Due to his success, he initiates Gareth Henry Access Bursary. Which is a mentoring and coaching program for students to have long term success well after graduation.
Although the Actuarial Science degree is offered at Heriot-Watt in the UK. The degree can also be credited in North America by the Society of Actuaries for those who graduate and qualify. Which makes this course a global opportunity. Albeit to qualify for the scholarship qualifying candidates must be from the U.K., enrolled in the Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics course, and show financial need.
This is one of the many reasons Gareth Henry is providing mentorship and coaching to qualified students. Gareth Henry success came not only from the great programs offered by Heriot-Watt but also from the tutors. Gareth believes in giving back. Hence why he’s offering to mentor.
With great belief in helping others reach their goal through the Actuarial program, Mr. Henry states, “I am offering one call per term (there are three a year) if they need it, and then a good bit of help as they graduate on career advice and getting a job,” said Henry. “I hope that through this bursary, other Heriot-Watt graduates may see what they can achieve with study and hard work in the Actuarial Sciences.”