Michael Hintze

Founder, Chief Executive and Senior Investment Officer of CQS

Sir Michael Hintze, AM is the founder, Chief Executive and Senior Investment Officer of CQS, a global multi-strategy asset management firm. Michael is also a Senior Portfolio Manager. Bloomberg recently ranked Hintze's CQS Directional Opportunities Fund #3 on its list of the 100 top-performing large hedge funds. Prior to establishing CQS, Michael...

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Background and Education

Michael was raised in Sydney, Australia and is a fluent Russian speaker. He holds a BSc in Physics and Pure Mathematics and a BEng in Electrical Engineering both from the University of Sydney. He also holds an MSc in Acoustics from the University of New South Wales, an MBA from Harvard Business School and received a Doctor of Business and an Honoris Causa from the University of New South Wales...

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Hintze Family Charitable Foundation

Michael has significant and wide-ranging philanthropic interests and to consolidate these, the Hintze Family Charitable Foundation was established. Since inception in 2005, over 150 charities have received funding from the Foundation. Major donations have, amongst others, provided funding to Trinity Hospice in south London, The Oxford Foundation for Theoretical…

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