Ryan holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of the Free State, as well as other qualifications in financial markets, instruments and wealth management. He is a practicing CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and a member of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa.

Ryan started his career in the Financial Services Industry at The Hereford Group in 2009, offering holistic financial planning and graduating to a Senior Financial Planner during his 7-year tenure. He then moved to Warwick Wealth as a Wealth Specialist in 2016. Here, he specialised in investment and retirement planning, advising high net-worth clients on a variety of investments, both local and offshore, including personal share portfolios.

In April 2018, Ryan joined the Absolut Wealth Management team as an Independent Financial Advisor.