John Trousdale is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in New York, having joined its predecessor company in 2015. Prior to joining PJT Partners, Mr. Trousdale spent over 11 years at Credit Suisse. At Credit Suisse, Mr. Trousdale was most recently Vice Chairman of Global M&A and Global Head of Media & Telecom M&A. From 2005-2009, he served as Co-Head of Credit Suisse’s Media & Telecom Group. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2003, Mr. Trousdale spent over 14 years at Merrill Lynch, serving as Head of the Media Group. Since commencing focus on the media & telecom sectors in 1998, Mr. Trousdale has advised on M&A transactions totaling in excess of $375 billion, including more than 45 transactions in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Trousdale has worked on a broad range of public and private M&A transactions, including cross border mergers in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Trousdale received a BA degree from Georgetown University.