Ryan is originally from Manchester, in the United Kingdom. He gained his degree in English Literature at Loughborough University before competing the Teach First leadership programme, a charity that aims to end educational inequality. Ryan comes from a long line of educators, having inherited his desire to teach from his mother and grandmother.
After a four years of teaching in Oldham, Ryan’s love of travel has led him to Penang, where he hopes to continue to empower students through literature.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys running, hiking, climbing and cooking dishes from a variety of cultures.