Originally from Prince Edward Island, Ryan joined the NIRB in 2007 as a Technical Advisor, transitioned to the position of Director, Technical Services in 2009, and to the position of Executive Director in 2011. Ryan holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biology with research interests that include arctic marine policy and environmental assessment theory and practice. When he’s not at work, Ryan enjoys spending time at his cabin on the Dease Strait or making music with his friends in Cambridge Bay.