Ryan is a strategic collaborator who often works with 89 Degrees East, in addition to running Liddell Advisory. He’s a skilled political advisor, having previously worked as Chief of Staff to former Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, Communications Director and Senior Press Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister/Treasurer, and Press Secretary to a range of state and federal ministers.
Ryan has worked on numerous election campaigns, as well as played key roles in policy issues such as the banking royal commission, protecting Medicare and penalty rates, and Labor’s Renewable Energy Action Plan. He’s especially proud of his involvement in Australia’s marriage equality campaign.
He has come a long way from being a high school campaigner, to being the brains behind some of the nation's biggest campaigns for change. His experience, knowledge and strategic insights are highly regarded and sought after.
Outside of work, Ryan loves spending time with his daughter at the park, and taking his motorbike for a spin.