Vice President – Acquisitions & Development | SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
Ryan is responsible for SilverBirch’s Canada-wide new development and acquisition activities. Prior to joining SilverBirch, Ryan was a Director of Development with Hilton Worldwide both in Canada and internationally in Hilton’s Europe & Africa region where he was actively involved in hotel development in over 40 countries.
Ryan has over 17 years of experience in the hospitality, retail, and commercial real estate industries. Before moving into the hospitality side of real estate, Ryan held retail business development and asset management roles with Ivanhoe Cambridge - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Ryan has an MBA from INSEAD, and a B.Comm in Urban Land Economics from The University of British Columbia. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centres.