Conor Ryan is a former special adviser to the Labour Party.
Ryan was born in Dublin in 1963. From 1993 to 2001, Ryan was a senior adviser to the Secretary of State for Education and Employment David Blunkett. He then worked as a freelance writer and commentator, before returning in 2005 to a special adviser role for the Prime Minister’s Policy Directorate where he was Tony Blair's senior education adviser until 2007. From 2007-2012 he worked as a writer and consultant for newspapers such as the Independent, the Guardian and the Daily Mail. He is now Director of Research and Communications at The Sutton Trust.
Contact, Resources, Notes
- Info-Dynamics Research, "Where are they now? The 1997/1998 Special Advisers to the Labour Government", GMB: April 2006 Briefing, p13, accessed 20.09.10
- Conor Ryan, "Blogger Profile", accessed 21.09.10
- The Sutton Trust Team Profiles, Accessed 10 September 2014