Michael Hintze is a wealthy hedge fund manager, who is possibly better known for funding various conservative and right-wing causes.
"Founded the London-based hedge fund CQS in 1999, having previously worked with Salomon Brothers, Credit Suisse First Boston and Goldman Sachs. A founder of the Hintze Family Charitable Foundation he is a Trustee of the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Prince of Wales's Foundation for the Built Environment." 
He is a funder of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, and was also mired in the 2012 Cash For Cameron scandal , having eaten at Number Ten Downing Street with Prime Minister David Cameron in return for £250 000 . Hintze was also a financial backer of disgraced cabinet minister Liam Fox
- National Gallery of Great Britain – Trustee
- CQS – chief executive of the hedge fund
- Atlantic Bridge – provided more than half of its funding
- Oliver Hylton is a senior aide to Mr Hintze.
- Philip Hammond, the Oct. 2011 UK Defence Secretary, received funding from Hintze
Resources and articles
- Mirror Top Tory donor Michael Hintze company earns £125million but only pays £77,000 tax in Britain 24th June 2012