Ryan Dillon is currently completing an MPA with a focus on social impact at the LSE. He is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs solving large and global problems in health, food, mobility, education, and the environment.
While studying for his MPA, Ryan currently works at Balderton Capital, a leading Series A venture capital fund investing in technology companies across Europe. He also serves as an investor for the Creator Fund, an early stage venture capital fund investing in Europe’s visionary student entrepreneurs.
As part of the LSE, Ryan is currently consulting Path on a scaling up maternal and newborn medical devices in Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Senegal, and India. He is also a Principal at Cognoscere Consulting which is post-graduate consultancy working with social enterprises, non-profits, and the public sector. He was also a member of the LSE MIINT team last year. Outside the LSE, Ryan is a founding committee member of the George Keverian Charitable Gift Foundation, which is scholarship fund for high school students creating positive change in Massachusetts.
Prior to the LSE, he worked at the Boston Consulting Group in the People & Organization Practice supporting clients with organization strategy, growth, and cost efficiency projects. He earned his B.A. in Economics and International Relations with a focus on the Middle East at Connecticut College.