Ryan has extensive experience in energy policy and planning, with a focus on supporting decision-makers with a combination of clean energy policy expertise and critical quantitative tools and methodologies. He works with a diverse range of domestic and international clients to develop and implement programs that target a transformation in energy markets.
Ryan’s areas of expertise include state and utility renewable energy and energy efficiency program design, energy modeling and financial analysis, community-scale program development, municipal clean energy policy and strategy, and the application of best practice energy policy to international development. He specializes in public policy planning processes that blend intensive stakeholder engagement and input, qualitative policy research of opportunities and barriers, and robust quantitative analysis of potential outcomes. He has special expertise on solar energy, energy efficiency, and renewable heating markets and policy, and his qualitative work includes cost-effectiveness analysis, rate impact analysis, potential studies, and market characterization.
Ryan holds a master’s degree in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree from Reed College.