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John Georgantas

Director of Finance and Administration | New York, USA

John Georgantas brings to SAI 25 years of experience in senior management, strategic planning, global finance, financial analysis, and human resources. Before joining SAI, he was managing director at Roc Global Securities, an investment bank specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisition and private equity capital advisory.

Previously, Georgantas was a partner at Lydian Asset Management, LP, an international convertible and credit arbitrage fund. He headed the firm’s philanthropic efforts, with grantees including Memorial Sloan Kettering and Tulane University. Prior to that, Georgantas held senior publishing analyst and management roles at Morgan Stanley and Kidder, Peabody & Co.

Georgantas has served on the boards of the McGivney Community Center and the Ensemble for the Romantic Century. In 2015, the Robin Hood Foundation selected him to participate in the inaugural cohort of LeaderLink, its non-profit financial leadership program. 

Georgantas holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also fluent in Greek.