Ryan Jackson is an award-winning executive and results-based leader whose career spans over 25 years and features a successful track record of building, growing and enhancing a broad range of businesses across a variety of industries. With an entrepreneurial and pragmatic approach to strategic planning, operations management, and organizational development, Ryan brings to Cielo multi-disciplinary expertise and hands-on acumen in human resources, business development, marketing, financial management, project management, strategic planning, divestitures, re-financing and operations.
Prior to assuming the role of CEO at Cielo, for whom he also serves as a board member since May of 2021, he was CEO and a Director of Renewable U Energy Inc., a renewable energy focused partnership model with interests in renewable fuels, lithium extraction and other arrangements. Ryan is a spirited entrepreneur with great vision, intuition and insight and since 2006, has overseen RAMECO Group of Companies, an investment firm holding interests in diverse opportunities across the renewable energy, cleantech, real estate development, aerospace and other high-growth sectors.
With an extensive professional network and track record of quantifiable success across industries, Ryan has received multiple prestigious awards throughout his career, including the Medicine Hat College Business Person of the Year, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Business Development Bank of Canada’s Canadian Mentorship Award. Ryan also previously sat on the Board of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance as the Secretary/Treasurer and earned his Certified Management Consultant designation in 2011.