He also specializes in operational review & performance improvement, strategic & business planning, financial due diligence, financial modeling, and insolvency situations & liquidations.

Ryan has significant cross-border experience (US/Canada) having practiced in the United States from 2008-2012. He has assisted clients across a wide range of industries, including:

  • Mining
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Transportation
  • Automotive,
  • Agriculture
  • Aviation
  • Consumer Products
  • Entertainment
  • Hospitality
  • Financial services,
  • Oilfield services,
  • Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • Retail

Select client experience

  • One of two lead partners as financial advisor to Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corporation, a subsidiary of CDEV, to provide loan monitoring and restructuring/strategic advice in respect of a $7 billion portfolio of emergency loans in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Financial advisor and court-appointed monitor (lead partner) for Tehama Inc. (a technology start-up company) which resulted in a successful sale/restructuring of the company.
  • Financial advisor (lead partner) to the lending syndicate of a publicly traded upstream energy producer focused in Western Canada (~10,000 bbl/day), which over a two-year period (various detailed reports, monitoring, and negotiations) resulted in the lending syndicate exiting with a full recovery
  • Financial advisor to a cross border indigenous owned aviation company, including review of strategic alternatives, board of directors’ advice and negotiations with various stakeholders.
  • Financial advisor to a leading pulp and paper company with facilities in Canada and the USA, including development of financial models, review of cash flow and development of strategic alternatives.
  • Court appointed receiver of Ivanhoe Energy Inc., including the development and execution of a sales and liquidation strategy.
  • Court appointed CCAA monitor of Great Basin Gold Ltd. a gold exploration and development company with properties in Canada, the United States and South Africa.
  • Financial advisor of a publicly listed global gold exploration and production company with properties in Africa.
  • Court appointed receiver of Seafield Resources, a developmental gold exploration company with properties Colombia.
  • Court appointed Liquidator of the Toronto Branch of Maple Bank GmbH, which included the winding-down and liquidation of approximately $5.5 billion in assets.
  • Financial advisor/interim management for a leading helicopter aviation and service company, including review of cash flows and potential restructuring scenarios.
  • Financial advisor to the Crown Investment Corporation of Saskatchewan as it related to the restructuring and wind-down of one of its entities, Saskatchewan Transportation Company.

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Areas of expertise

Education & qualifications

  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), Canada (2007)
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (2003)
  • Business Administration (Honours), Ivey Business School at Western University (2000)