Ryan Yan Lai
Two-year MBA '14

Ryan was a Global Rotational Program Management Trainee and in-house M&A manager at China Minmetals Corporation for 5 years prior to pursuing his MBA at Johnson. After working full-time in China, Chile and Peru, he has acquired professional experiences in cross-border M&A transactions, international project development and sustainable community development, mainly in the natural resources industry. He will spend his summer at the Investment Banking Department of Morgan Stanley, focusing on sustainable M&A transactions in the natural resources industry and helping multinational enterprises from emerging countries to realize sustainable investment. He hopes to gain a comprehensive understanding across engineering, technology, international business, economics and finance, to help more enterprises in achieving sustainable investment in the future. Ryan is a speaker of English, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

Ryan holds a BEng degree in Chemical Engineering, a BA degree in English Literature and a MS degree in Corporate Finance from Tianjin University in China.