Tom Howard

Managing Director


Financial Advisory


London, United Kingdom

Tom Howard joined Lazard in 2004 and is currently Managing Director and Co-Head of European Debt Advisory.

Tom has extensive expertise in relation to strategically critical, event-driven, or complex financing assignments across the credit risk spectrum. Tom has successfully advised on over EUR 100 billion of financing assignments across multiple jurisdictions on behalf of clients ranging across FTSE 100, FTSE 250, European or multi-national companies as well as numerous private or private equity-backed and infrastructure clients.

Tom has long-standing relationships with key decision-makers across the private and public credit market investor community providing clients a unique independent product insight and deep access to all debt capital pools.

Tom is skilled in complex creditor and stakeholder negotiations having advised on numerous covenant amendment/waivers and more fundamental balance sheet recapitalisations.

University of Edinburgh, MA (Hons) in Classics.

Our offices in the United Kingdom

Lazard has been a leading player in the United Kingdom's financial centre since the firm opened its first London office in 1877. Today, the U.K. remains one of the largest operations in Lazard’s global network.

Based in the heart of one of the world’s most international and connected financial hubs, with unrivalled access to global markets, Lazard U.K. advises clients on strategic matters including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, debt and capital structure and capital raising.

Lazard's client relationships are built on trust and discretion, drawing on more than 175 years of experience working with leading businesses globally.