John Egan

John Egan

Director at Anthemis

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

John is a director at Anthemis Group, the financial services investment and advisory firm. He has previously worked on digital strategy with some of the world’s most prominent financial institutions and governments and has won a number of national and international entrepreneurship awards.

Prior to his current role, he was the Head of Innovation at Lafferty Group and before that John was the CEO of Swiss Network Technology firm Sandbox where he oversaw the launch of 20 new bases in Latin America and Africa as well as the expansion of the orginisations anthropological and economic laboratory where he initiated a digital economy environment, digital currency programme and created the mobile society concept.

John currently sits on the University College Dublin Innovation Academy Board of Studies, whilst also being faculty at the International Academy of Retail Banking and an advisor at Lafferty group. He has also authored or contributed to numerous books and reports on Innovation theory and the future of retail banking & has started & sold businesses in both the finance & engineering sector. You can find out more about John at or follow him @iamjohnegan.