Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Research Postgraduate







Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Ryan is an interdisciplinary LISS DTP postgraduate researcher at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London. He is also supported by the NERC-funded SSCP DTP run by the Grantham Institute. 

He is performing a sustainability appraisal of seaweed aquaculture integration to a wind farm zone. The evaluation is conducted using a mixed-methods approach and divided into two core themes: multivariate probabilistic risk and benefits. 

Key terms: Circular Bioeconomy, Seaweed Aquaculture, integrative assessment and modelling, Risk Management and Sustainable Development. 

This work is conducted under the supervision of Caroline Howe and Alexandra Collins at the Transdisciplinary Centre for Nature and People research group. Ryan is also a Freelance Consultant at Radiance- helping governments, companies and NGOs to accelerate the transition to a zero carbon world. He is also a member of IMarEST, BES and the Young Scholars Initiative.

Prior to his PhD, Ryan was a Research Scientist in Biotechnology Process Applications and Development for a global corporation. He holds an MSc with Distinction in Environmental Technology and a BSc First-Class Honours in Biology.