Meet the Irishman who manages $800,000,000,000

He’s in charge of the world’s biggest mutual fund, so how does Vanguard manager Gerry O’Reilly go almost unnoticed?

21st August, 2016
Gerry O'Reilly, manager, Vanguard: If I come in with a bad haircut, Im going to hear about it

Gerry O’Reilly wasn’t fazed by Brexit. On the Friday morning after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the manager of the world’s biggest mutual fund was on the trading floor in Malvern, Pennsylvania, watching numbers flickering on the four screens in front of him. Stocks were down 8 per cent in Europe and 3 per cent in the US. O’Reilly didn’t appear stressed. “For what we do, it’s not a huge deal,” he says....

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