Matthew James Chief Strategist & Head of Research - CQS

Matthew is Chief Strategist and Head of Research at CQS and is responsible for fundamental company research to support trading and investment strategies across CQS’ funds. He manages the team of sector specialists based in London, New York and Hong Kong and has extensive experience across multiple credit research sectors. Matthew is a member of the CQS Executive Committee. Prior to joining CQS in 2015, Matthew was a Senior Credit Strategist at Brevan Howard Asset Management, having joined in 2006 and being promoted to Partner in 2011. Before this, he served as an Executive Director in the Fixed Income Division (Credit Products Group) at Morgan Stanley in London for over six years, where he was highly ranked by both Institutional Investor and Euromoney.  Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Matthew held senior research analyst roles at JP Morgan Securities in both New York and London between 1995 and the end of 1999.  Matthew began his career at Goldman Sachs in the firm’s New York and Los Angeles offices. Matthew holds a BA degree (cum laude) from Georgetown University, College of Arts and Sciences and an MBA degree (with honours) from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.


ESG & Sustainable Investments for Pension Funds

May 10, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Inaugural Irish Pension Fund Investors' Conference

June 7, 2018                                  The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 14, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 12, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 30, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 13, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 20, 2018                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

26th Annual Property Investing for Pension Funds

October 11, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 8, 2018                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Local Authority Pension Funds' Investment Strategies

November 15, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 22, 2018                          V&A Marriott, Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London