Pam Ryan

Founder
Tingari-Silverton Foundation

Dr. Pamela Ryan is co-founder and former Limited Partner of the Silverton Group of partnerships. As Managing Director of the Tingari Group, including the Tingari Silverton Foundation, Dr. Ryan currently manages a portfolio of business partnerships, organizations and investments. Dr Ryan has led the transition of this portfolio toward investing through an impact lens over all asset classes. Dr Ryan has chaired the Boards of international NGO, Psychology Beyond Borders and international think tank and research institute, Issues Deliberation Australia, for ten years each, and served as CEO of both organisations. Dr. Ryan has authored many public policy reports, conference papers and academic articles relating to these diverse projects, including “Why Some Venture Capitalists Escalate And Others Don’t”, “The Psychology of Microfinance” and “The Future of Social Entrepreneurship and Impact”. Dr. Ryan received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin with award winning research on the psychology of decision-making in the US venture capital industry Dr. Pam has taught entrepreneurship at the McCombs Business School at the University of Texas and the psychology of decision-making at the Australian Graduate School of Management.

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