Sir Michael Hintze has been named on the 2017 Debrett’s 500 List, in recognition of his philanthropic activities. The list, which highlights the most influential philanthropists in Britain, noted some of the causes that Sir Michael has supported over the years:
The billionaire founder of asset management firm CQS Sir Michael Hintze set up the Hintze Family Charitable Foundation with his wife Dorothy in 2005. Over 200 charities have benefited since its creation and Sir Michael has become one of the UK’s most notable philanthropists. The foundation has provided support to Trinity Hospice in London, the Natural History Museum, the Old Vic and the V&A, and Sir Michael is also a notable donor to the Conservative party. The couple received the Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy in 2009.