Martin Gudgeon is a Partner and Chairman of the EMEA & Asia Restructuring and Special Situations Group (“RSSG”) at PJT Partners, based in London. Mr. Gudgeon is also a member of the firm’s RSSG Operating Committee. Prior to joining PJT Partners, Mr. Gudgeon worked at Blackstone for eight years, serving as a Senior Managing Director. Previously, Mr. Gudgeon was the Chief Executive and Head of Restructuring at Close Brothers. Before that, Mr. Gudgeon was at Hill Samuel, including two years on secondment to Macquarie Bank in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Gudgeon’s clients have included debtors, creditor groups and governments in all major jurisdictions in EMEA. Mr. Gudgeon is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Electrical Engineers. He undertook his accountancy training at Price Waterhouse and received his BSc (Hons) in Engineering from Durham University.