Ryan Ransford is a senior member of the firm’s global Energy and Natural Resources as well as Utilities Practices. He is a trusted client advisor, partnering with organizations across the power and natural gas value chain, from investor-owned utilities, public power, ISOs/RTOs, renewables and reliability organizations. Ryan also frequently serves the oil and gas sector, where he specializes in addressing leadership needs in supply and trading, logistics, and convenience retail. Additionally, he routinely works with infrastructure private equity organizations, advising clients on talent needs for portfolio operations and principal investment teams. Ryan leverages a deep background in management consulting, conducting board director and executive placements, providing market-leading insights, and delivering tailored leadership solutions. He is based in Chicago.
Ryan joined Russell Reynolds Associates from EY, where he was a senior manager in the financial accounting advisory services practice, serving the commodities and energy sector. Over the course of his eight-year tenure with the firm, he specialized in trading and risk management activities, helping clients understand and develop hedging capabilities and associated technology solutions. He also focused on digital transformation in the energy sector, advising clients on investing in the potential of digital solutions. Previously, Ryan was a management consultant at Accenture, where he spent five years in the trading operations group.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Ryan holds a BS in business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He is also a certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
Industrial, Energy and Natural Resources