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.



SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London