Ben Monaghan is a Partner in the Advisory Group at PJT Partners. He is based in London and focuses on clients in the oil and gas sector globally. Mr. Monaghan has twenty two years of energy sector experience, including twenty years at JPMorgan, most recently as leader of their consistently top-ranked Europe, Middle East and Africa oil and gas investment banking team. Immediately prior to joining PJT Partners, Mr. Monaghan gained relevant experience in industry as the Chief Financial Officer of a listed oil company. Mr. Monaghan has advised on numerous landmark transactions in the sector and has significant experience in M&A, equity and debt financings. Mr. Monaghan has been involved in over 35 closed global M&A transactions in the natural resources sector with a combined value over $130 billion, as well as numerous investment grade and sub investment grade debt issues and the raising of over $16 billion of equity capital. Mr. Monaghan received an MA and BA in Russian and French from the University of Cambridge, UK.