Ryan Jin leads the Smart Cities and Future Mobility verticals at EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy and is the Programme Manager for the EcoLabs-Continental Urban Mobility Accelerator (ECUMA) Programme. Ryan has extensive experience in managing Living Labs projects in Smart & Sustainable Cities. His current work involves identifying technological and business opportunities, developing partnership prospects, and supporting Singapore start-ups and SMEs for technology development and growth. Ryan also manages collaboration prospects in the Greater China market.
Formerly, Ryan coordinated the EcoCampus Initiative, a campus-wide multi-stakeholder Living Labs Programme that aims to achieve a 35% reduction in Energy, Water and Waste intensity by 2020. The initiative focuses on Research, Development and Demonstration/Deployment (RD&D) and Industry Collaboration, with projects values of over SGD$20mil. He also managed several RD&D projects in Sustainable Urban Solutions and Future Mobility, performed programme and project management, stakeholder engagement and business development with organisations such as ENGIE, SMRT and more.
Some of these projects include Gamification for Energy Consumption with ENGIE and NTU-JTC-SMRT Mobility-as-a-Service Testbed where an integrated multi-mode transport solution is deployed together with a range of new services including Autonomous/Electric Vehicles, and Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs).
Ryan obtained his Master of Science in Project Management jointly offered by University of Manchester, UK and NTU Singapore. His Merit Award Dissertation titled: "Managing Living Labs Projects - Challenges and Recommendation" examines the project management aspect of managing the Living Labs programme. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Physics from NTU Singapore and Diploma (Merit) in Quality Management and Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore.