Dr Henry Ford (WG '76, GR '78)

Co-President, Wharton Club of UK

 

 

 

 

Dr Henry Ford, who currently serves as Co-President of the Wharton, is enjoying his “second career” as Executive Mindfulness coach to financial professionals in the City of London.

Henry previously served as Director of the Investment Committee at Terra Firma, a €10B European PE fund.  He has also served as trustee to the Combined Trustee Board of the Citigroup pension funds (€5B combined funds), from 2006-2016.  His roles as MD, Global Head Quantitative Analysis in Citigroup’s Asset Finance business, Head of Pricing at Fieldstone Private Equity and within Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Lease Advisory all relied on Henry’s studies at Wharton in Operations Research.

His first role our of Wharton with JPMorgan centred on the government bond market, financial futures and trust & investment.

While Henry earned his MBA (’76) and PhD (’78) at Wharton, he took up kundalini yoga and meditation, which form the basis for his mindfulness coaching practice.  Henry founded the RSA London Mindfulness Network and enjoys sailing the seven seas.