Ryan is the Managing Director of Bohemia Interactive Australia (BIA) and also serves in the capacity of General Counsel for the Bohemia Interactive Simulations group of companies. Ryan is an intellectual property and commercial lawyer specializing in technology and media-related work. Having originally trained and worked in the UK, Ryan is also admitted to practice in New South Wales. Ryan has extensive experience as a commercial lawyer in intellectual property-focused environments both as an in-house counsel and in private legal practice.
Ryan spent the first five years of his career as an in-house lawyer for two of Britain’s leading television production companies. Since moving to Australia in early 2003, he has worked both in private legal practice and as in-house counsel, broadening his areas of practice to encompass work in software, technology and new media licensing and exploitation, and honing his existing commercial and IP-related skills and knowledge.
In 2010, Ryan became General Counsel for the Bohemia Interactive Simulations group of companies, and in January 2011 was also appointed as Managing Director for BIA, the Asia-Pacific arm of the group, where he is helping to consolidate and build on the stellar growth and success that Bohemia Interactive Simulations has seen in the past few years.