Hintze calls for asset managers to make a difference

CQS leads way in pushing for higher standards for hedge fund industry

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Michael Hintze, chief executive and senior investment officer of CQS

As a hedge fund manager Michael Hintze is fairly typical. He is more comfortable in front of a screen, gets a thrill from trading and has academic qualifications that put the majority of financial services professionals in the shade: a BSc in physics and pure mathematics and a BEng in electrical engineering as well as an MSc in acoustics and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also the chief executive and senior investment officer of CQS, the global multi-strategy asset management firm