Ryan is a financial and corporate communications specialist, advising clients on their media relations, communications strategy, stakeholder engagement and digital profile.
Prior to joining Hawthorn Advisors, Ryan worked at a communications agency focused on the alternative investment industry, advising a number of private equity, hedge fund and private debt clients. Ryan has experience of a range of issues relating to investment firms including M&A transactions, fundraising, high-profile investment positions, fund/strategy launches, fund restructurings and litigation.
Ryan graduated from the University of Durham with an Honours degree in Politics, with a particular focus on international relations theory and international security. He also has experience working within the insurance and charity sectors.