Masters of Science, Politics and Government in the European Union, International Relations and Affairs @
London School of Economics and Political Science
Ryan Khan is a Freedom of Information Analyst with the Government of British Columbia. Ryan provides advice and counsel to various client ministries across the province with a focus primarily on the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act’s (FOIPPA) privacy provisions. He engages with various applicants, which ranges from: individuals, corporations, law firms, media organizations, lobbying groups
Ryan Khan is a Freedom of Information Analyst with the Government of British Columbia. Ryan provides advice and counsel to various client ministries across the province with a focus primarily on the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act’s (FOIPPA) privacy provisions. He engages with various applicants, which ranges from: individuals, corporations, law firms, media organizations, lobbying groups and political parties. He has a great understanding of the requisites for protecting personal information, including the collection, use, disclosure, accuracy, linkage and disposition of personal information.
Passionate about politics & policy, Ryan was employed for three governmental organizations prior to joining Public Service in British Columbia, Canada. Born in Toronto, Ryan grew up in New York City, but moved back to Canada to complete his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto. Upon graduation, he pursued his graduate studies at the London School of Economics & Political Science. Energetic and an opportunist by nature, Ryan is currently pursuing a dynamic career in the public sector that will allow him to enrich the lives of others.
Ryan is always interested in hearing from former colleagues, managers, or just interesting creative folk, so feel free to connect.
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Freedom of Information Analyst @ • Provides advice in the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies and tactics to ensure process efficiencies in receiving, documenting, tracking, processing, and rendering decisions on Freedom of Information requests under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA).
• Ensures that appropriate privacy protections are included in data-sharing agreements with multiple business enterprises, trade associations, individuals and other organizations collaborating on projects with Information Access Operations (IAO).
• Drafts, recommends, implements, and maintains IAO information privacy policies and procedures in coordination with IAO senior management and administration, and legal counsel.
• Prepares submissions to the Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) respecting privacy and FOIPPA matters and coordinates with OIPC staff in any compliance reviews or investigations.
• Tasked with managing a 30+ caseload and employing stakeholder analysis in order to fulfill the expectations of all parties, within cost, time and scope.
• Presides over FOI Analyst Council, a body concerned with a variety of matters affecting IAO objectives and priorities; which provides presentations to over 20+ people on a monthly basis. From May 2014 to Present (1 year 8 months) Policy Analyst for Baroness Kramer @ • Prepared policy proposals on United Kingdom policy developments, covering banking and financial regulatory proceedings for the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards.
• Prepared and writing the reports that proceeds the Committee’s inquiry on aspects of European Union legislation in financial issues and economic policy; and presenting developments on relevant legislation to the Commission.
• Advised the Commission on topics for inquiry in line with national and international policy priorities and developments. From October 2012 to March 2013 (6 months) London, United KingdomCorporate Account Manager @ • Provided customized IT technical products and solutions from peripherals to high-end computing technologies for Small to Medium Businesses (SMB) across the Greater Vancouver Area of British Columbia and the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario.
• Collaborated with numerous manufacturers, vendor partners, and c-level clients, in order to forge alliances across a dynamic value chain and stakeholder spectrum.
• Engaged with clients in delivering technology and channel sales updates, strategies and discussing emerging technologies.
• Managed the invoicing process, process invoice requests, utilizing Sales Productivity Suite while dealing with clients in a professional manner. From May 2012 to September 2012 (5 months) Toronto, Canada AreaSenior Research Assistant to April Franco @ • Collected and analyzed United States Census Bureau occupational and industrial data regarding standard metropolitan area data from 1910 to 2010.
• Compiled United States Census Bureau industrial data, and developed numerous statistical models in order to examine and present data to various Rotman School professors and administrators.
• Calculated and compared standard metropolitan area data between ten cities within the United States, and proposed several formats for analyzing findings.
• Tabulated data using Microsoft Excel, in order to present findings in a logistical and coherent format.
• Forecasted major Untied States industrial trends for three major metropolitan areas by 2020. From September 2011 to September 2012 (1 year 1 month) NGO/Think Tank Outreach Intern @ • Published several reports regarding the Iraqi-American relationship, which was submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Government of Iraq.
• Researched and synthesized numerous economic and political publications, and presented them to various administrators within the organization.
• Organized and compiled a daily digest of think-tank events and publications relevant to Iraq and the region.
• Briefed several diplomatic staff in a variety projects relating to politics, economics, terrorism, law, refugee and women’s rights.
• Corresponded with numerous diplomatic officials such as Ambassadors, Third Secretaries, Attaches, and other civil servants in order to implement communication mechanisms. From June 2011 to August 2011 (3 months) Deputy Campaign Manager @ •Recruited, hired and trained 15 volunteers within the NYC region, and managed them in conveying supportive messages within the public domain.
• Liaised with NYC public officials in drafting policy proposals that would benefit the lives of several local communities within the Bronx.
• Examined contact lists of the NYC Campaign Finance Board, in order to determine areas where concentrated voters were located within the Bronx.
• Drafted correspondence; maintained database and filing systems; created and maintained spreadsheets to assist with tracking of information on projects.
• Assisted in areas of administration, including: scheduling, telephone and email communications.
• Worked in a team that raised $25,000 for the campaign. From January 2009 to June 2009 (6 months) Administrative Tax Assistant @ • Managed and innovated creative strategies for database management of all clientele.
• Interviewed clients in order to determine their taxable status.
• Instituted advertisements that helped to introduce new clients to the organization.
• Worked independently in a busy and professional environment.
• Provided clients with service information. From January 2007 to May 2009 (2 years 5 months) Intern at the Office of the Auditor General @ • Drafted supporting documentation and mainframe subsidiary ledger accounts, financial statements, supporting expenditure documentation, and assisting in the preparation of audit reports.
• Scheduled conferences with Department officials, analyzing audit reports for content and relevancy to the Department’s operations, distributing draft and final reports, and preparing and updating audit files for closure.
• Cooperated with the heads of the Office of the Auditor General, and optimized various protocol procedures, which led to an accelerated rate of audit finalization and completion.
• Implemented contract procedures to facilitate communication between the Office of the Auditor General of the NYC Department of Education and union leaders of the Service Employees International Union.
• Negotiated and mediated between many officials of both the NYC Department of Education and the Service Employees International Union. From April 2008 to October 2008 (7 months) Secretary @ • Responsible for general office duties such as faxing and filing.
• Responded to client’s requests and concerns.
• Typed reports and letters.
• Screened telephone calls and referred clients to the appropriate department.
• Responded to request for general information. From June 2006 to August 2006 (3 months)
Masters Certificate in Project Management @ University of VictoriaMasters of Science, Politics and Government in the European Union, International Relations and Affairs @ London School of Economics and Political Science From 2012 to 2013 Honors Bachelor's of Science, Specialist in Political Science/Public Policy, 3.54 (High Distinction) @ University of Toronto From 2009 to 2012 Study Abroad, International Relations, 3.7 (A-) @ Fudan University From 2011 to 2011 Ryan Khan, PMP is skilled in: Analysis, Research, Leadership, Public Speaking, Public Policy, Government, Community Outreach, Management, Academic Writing, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, Event Planning, Academic Research, Public Policy Research and Analysis, Proposal Writing, Political Research and Analysis Canadian Intergovernmental Relations
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