David Riddell is a Partner in the European Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners, based in London. Prior to joining PJT Partners, Mr. Riddell worked at Blackstone for seven years, serving as a Senior Managing Director. Mr. Riddell has over 20 years of experience and has been involved in a wide range of restructuring assignments. Before joining Blackstone he worked at MKM Longboat Capital Advisors where he was responsible for investments in a number of distressed and special situations. Prior to that, he was a Director in Close Brothers’ European Special Situations Group. Mr. Riddell received a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University in 1993 (Scholar in 1991) and qualified as a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse in 1996.