Ryan Ruikka

Biofuels Energy Analyst, The ProExporter Network  

Ryan Ruikka has built and publishes the PRX biomass-based diesel monthly report, along with updating and publishing the weekly and monthly ethanol reports. Previously for PRX, he researched big academic and government computer models used in forecasting the future state of the agricultural sector.

Ryan studied at Boston University receiving a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.A./M.A. in Economics, graduating in four years with all three degrees while playing varsity hockey for the Terriers. He also won the prestigious department prize in economics. His freshman year culminated in an NCAA National Championship. Ryan served as assistant captain for the hockey team in his fifth year at Boston University while receiving a second M.A. degree in Financial Economics. Ryan played professional hockey in Europe and the U.S. for five seasons before joining PRX full-time.