Economist & Project Development Specialist
Ryan joined the Partnership in September 2013, as an Economist and Project Development Specialist. In his role, Ryan is responsible for conducting research and delivering measurable results in support of the organization’s business plans and the Economic Strategy. This includes leading the development of the Halifax Index, as well as producing project proposals and reports, monitoring economic trends in Halifax, and responding to investor information requests.
Ryan is originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia and has lived and studied in three different provinces. He graduated from Queen’s University in Ontario with a Master’s in Economics and graduated from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Economics and Mathematics. Prior to working with the Partnership, Ryan worked for two years with the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council as their Intern Economist.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys music, movies and video games.