Ryan has been involved in the building envelope and building performance areas of construction in both the commercial and residential sectors for over 20 years.
Ryan is a trainer, facilitator and performed a number of management roles for over 2 decades. He is also actively involved in research, training development and delivery, certification management and helping industries increase their professionalism. Ryan acts in the position of Chief Operating Officer for the Air Barrier Association of America.
Ryan obtained credentials in Adult Education, Leadership and Organizational Excellence from the University of Manitoba and has been mentored and trained by some of the best building scientist's in the world. Ryan is a certified Net Zero building instructor, teaches master builder courses to builders across the country and is a frequent speaker at various technical presentations dealing with the building enclosure to various building official associations, city departments, building enclosure councils and chapters of the American Institute of Architects, Construction Specifications Institute and a number of local home builder associations.
Ryan frequently publishes papers for design and construction magazines such as Journal of Building Enclosure and Design, Construct Canada, Interface, Coating Pro Magazine, Spray Foam Professional to name a few.