Ryan is M&C Saatchi Talk’s Chief Operating Officer and heads up the business hub. He is responsible for account management, HR & talent, and financial, legal & business strategy.
As co-president, Ryan worked closely with M&C Saatchi Talk’s CEO to set up SERMO Communications, M&C Saatchi Talk’s global network of independent communications agencies and now plays a business advisory role to the network and its partners.
Prior to M&C Saatchi Talk, Ryan spent seven years at WPP’s Ogilvy Group firstly as Head of Finance for Ogilvy PR and then as Business Systems Director for Europe the Middle East and Africa, where he successfully restructured systems and processes of many regional offices to drive efficiencies and profitability.
After graduating with an honours degree in accountancy, Ryan continued his professional accountancy training in practice before working as group financial controller at The Marketing Store Worldwide and head of finance and operations at Prism Software, a new media start-up.
Outside of M&C Saatchi Talk, Ryan is Co-chair of M&C Saatchi PROUD network & executive director and CFO at the British Beauty Council.