Matthew Howard-Cairns is a Principal in the Tactical Opportunities group and is involved with the asset management of the group's investments in Europe. In this role, he is involved in portfolio oversight, investment monitoring and creating and driving value-added initiatives alongside the investment team.
Before joining Blackstone in 2015, Mr. Howard-Cairns was a Senior Manager in the Financial Decisions and Analysis team within the Transaction Services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. At PwC, he specialised in delivering value-accretive programmes at private equity portfolio companies globally and has experience across a broad spectrum of industries.
Mr. Howard-Cairns graduated from the University of Durham with a BA in Economics and Politics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA). Mr. Howard-Cairns currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Northview Group, CPBM Finance and CDL, amongst others.