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.



Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London