Louise Walker, CAIA, Chapter Executive

Head of Sales & Investor Relations at CQS Australia

CAIA Member since 2014

Louise joined CQS Australia in 2011 as is responsible for business development and investor relations for Australia and New Zealand. She previously worked at Tria Investment Partners as a senior consultant. Louise spent the majority of her career at Macquarie Group where she was a Division Director in the Funds Group. During her time at Macquarie, Louise performed a number of roles, including Currency Portfolio Manager and later was the investment specialist for Currency, Global Fixed Income (which included managing a multi-manager fixed income fund) and Commodities. She also was responsible for the purchase and integration of California-based fixed income firm Allegiance Capital into the Funds Group. She was Head of Product Management and Client Service for Macquarie Allegiance and was a member of its exco and board.

Louise is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and has a Master of Commerce degree from University of NSW and a Bachelor of Economics degree from University of Sydney.