Jim Egan

Jim has worked as a news business leader, investor and regulator. Prior to joining FTS Jim was chief investment officer at Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a specialist fund which provides debt and equity investments for news companies in countries where press freedom is under threat. Between 2012-20 Jim was chief executive officer of BBC World News and bbc.com – the BBC’s commercially-funded TV and online news services for audiences outside the UK.

Earlier in his career, Jim was part of the launch management team at Ofcom, the UK’s communications and media regulator, where he was Ofcom’s firstdirector of strategy. While in the public sector Jim also spent a year as specialist adviser to the UK’s Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.


Workshop: Successful revenue diversification, with FT Strategies
15 May 2024 - 14:00, Workshops and breakout sessions