Dan Ryan

Managing Director at Serica Services

Dan is a seasoned commercial lawyer with over 13 years of solid advisory and transactional experience in Asia.

He has a strong background in technology, intellectual property, information services, and China-related legal issues.

He started his career working for leading international law firms (Freshfields, Baker & McKenzie) before taking up senior in-house roles.

Prior to establishing Serica Services he was the General Counsel to CarryQuote a start-up that provided innovative mobile financial data media solutions to leading companies in the financial industry. Clients included CNBC, McGraw-Hill / Capital IQ, Macquarie Bank, Tullett Prebon, NYSE-EuroNext.

Dan is also actively involved in public policy matters in Asia particularly those impacting Australia, Hong Kong and China and has written for leading publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Australian, The South China Morning Post and The Australian Financial Review.

He reads and speaks Mandarin Chinese and is highly functional in a legal business environment the result of over 15 years’ study and work both in and outside of China.