Ryan joined the Summit team in 2018 as MD of our Commerce business. He is a true specialist in retail and e-commerce, with many years experience across all retail disciplines. Ryan’s career started with Comet some 20 years ago, turning around the fortunes of some of its largest retail categories before moving on to spearhead its £250m e-commerce businesses. After launching two new pure player brands into the UK market, Ryan developed a number of new cross channel initiatives with his, then pioneering, work on click and collect, order to store, mobile and virtual warehousing, before moving on to the board at Maplin Electronics, Liberty London and Christys London.
Ryan is a fierce competitor. In his younger years, Ryan played rugby for both Harlequins and represented the South West of England. He is now focused on playing tennis, where he captains his local club and plays in many matches and tournaments.