James Ryan is Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Liberty Global, a position he has held since January 2012. In this capacity, he is responsible for Liberty Global’s corporate strategy, across all regions. Mr. Ryan’s oversight of such strategy is key in delivering on Liberty Global’s customer centric goals. Mr. Ryan is an executive officer of Liberty Global and sits on Liberty Global’s Executive Leadership Team.
Mr. Ryan joined Liberty Global in May 2000 as Managing Director of Strategy and Corporate Development. Prior to joining Liberty Global, Mr. Ryan spent a number of years in investment banking, initially with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and then with Deutsche Bank and PriceWaterhouse Coopers advising clients in the telecommunications sector. Prior to that, Mr. Ryan held roles in Bain and Company and MMG Patricoff (now Apax).
Mr. Ryan sits on the Board of Directors of Telenet Group Holding NV, a Liberty Global subsidiary and a Belgian public limited liability company, and he is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Ziggo Group Holding B.V. in the Netherlands. He is a Trustee of the Lessons for Life Foundation. Mr. Ryan holds an honors degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from St. John’s College, Oxford University.