Ryan is a portfolio manager for the Portfolio Solutions Group at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, responsible for quantitative research in the areas of asset allocation and risk management. He has 19 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Ryan was a director in the quantitative research group at Citigroup Alternative Investments, focused on the development of leading-edge modeling and research on portfolio strategy, and a research vice president at Citigroup Asset Management. Previously, he worked in the actuarial departments of both Towers Perrin in London and Alexander Forbes Consultants and Actuaries in South Africa, conducting asset liability modeling and investment research. Ryan received a B.Sc. in mathematical statistics from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa and a M.Sc. in mathematics of finance from the Courant Institute at New York University. He is a fellowship member of the Faculty of Actuaries in the United Kingdom and a holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.