Ryan is A&R Manager at Warner/Chappell Publishing in London, who represent songwriters such as Muse, Radiohead, Wayne Hector, The Bee Gees and Led Zeppelin. Starting in 2009 as a talent scout, Ryan’s first signing was producer/writer Starsmith; the man behind Ellie Goulding’s #1 debut album. He has gone on to write for a host of pop acts including Imogen Heap, Mark Owen (Take That) and Rihanna. Ryan’s roster now also includes artists such as Clock Opera, YADi, France’s EDM prodigy Madeon and gospel/blues artist Cold Specks, who heralds from Toronto.
Ryan also has experience of artist & tour management and, outside of Warner/Chappell, runs a successful monthly club night in London called Knew Knowledge; showcasing the best new talent from the UK’s urban scene. He also finds time to guest-lecture and mentor song-writing students at Westminster University, The Institute of Contemporary Music & Performance and the Academy of Contemporary Music.