Ryan McPherson is the Regional Director, Middle East, Africa & CIS, for EIC (The Energy Industries Council), the UKs largest energy trade association and has been based in the UAE since 2011. He was previously the Middle East and APAC Regional Director for the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), a membership organisation supporting oil and gas product and service companies to bring new technologies to market. He opened their first international offices in Australia, Malaysia and the UAE. He joined the EIC from ProSep where he led the company’s Middle East operations as General Manager, he was instrumental in securing significant contract awards with a number of local National Oil Companies (NOCs). Ryan is responsible for the EIC's regional activities and can provide valuable assistance to members contemplating a move to the area.
Ryan is the recipient of the Rising Star Award at the 2010 Scottish Offshore Achievement Awards and a founding member of the Oil and Gas UK ‘Next Generation’ Task Force. He is married with two young children and maintains an active interest in a number of local groups.