Ryan’s work is about coaching, mentoring, and training teams and individuals to work more effectively and productively. His approach is a pragmatic blend of coaching, consulting, mentoring, training, and facilitation.
Also, he has experience influencing senior stakeholders in retail and finance to adopt more Agile ways of working. He’s introduced process change and helped to align and coordinate teams in multi-team environments through the design and facilitation of Lean and Agile ways of working within and across teams.
Ryan is an experienced trainer and facilitator and runs regular public and in-house training and workshops in Agile coaching, facilitation, Management 3.0, StrongSuits (a strengths-based tool), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Scrum, Kanban, and other Lean and Agile ways of working.
Ryan’s early education and work were in engineering and web development. He holds an MBA degree from Warwick Business School where he wrote his dissertation comparing Agile methods to traditional methods of management and workflow.
He is a certificated coach with Coaching Development Ltd and subsequently served as a mentor on their program. He is trained in action learning facilitation with Action Learning Centre and he facilitates monthly coaching and peer supervision groups for Agile Coaches.
Ryan has also worked in the UK, South Africa, Canada, Spain, Poland and Germany with industries spanning retail, supply chain, publishing, government, travel, cloud software, education, investment banking, wealth management, and FinTech.
Ryan is a regular speaker at Agile conferences and is co-organiser of the annual Melly Camp Unconference. He facilitates and teaches Management 3.0 all over the world in public and in-house courses.