Ryan is an accomplished leader with broad experience in business and the nonprofit sector. His work has taken him around the globe to places like Thailand, Tibet, and Canada’s far north. He is interested in using business for the betterment of society which led to him starting one of Thailand’s largest microfinance organizations. Ryan is actively involved in the Edmonton community and sits on a number of boards and committees including the Mayor’s Taskforce for the Elimination of Poverty (economic working group), the North Glenora Community League, Partner’s Relief and Development Canada, and the Alberta Renewable Energy Cooperative.
Ryan joined the Leder School of Business in the fall of 2014 to help build the applied learning component of the business school.