Founder and CEO of SunFunder
Ryan is a solar energy entrepreneur working to expand access to affordable solar energy around the world. He founded SunFunder while working with off-grid solar companies in South East Asia and India in early 2012, where he was struck by the need for new financing solutions to make an off-¬grid solar revolution possible. Previous to SunFunder, he was VP of Environmental Finance at Wells Fargo, where over four years he led the investment of $500 million in 150 solar projects. He started his career in clean energy with the World Resources Institute working with large businesses on their clean energy strategies and developing greenhouse gas accounting protocols. Ryan holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Bristol and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-¬Madison.