Ryan Lewis is a pianist and music educator from the UK. Currently based in Malaysia, he works with ABRSM as the South & East Asia Regional Consultant with a role to help develop their work and support teachers across the region, as well as being a graded music examiner and workshop presenter. Ryan graduated from King’s College London and studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music. He also studied composition and piano at the University of Toronto, Canada. More recently, Ryan completed a master’s degree in educational leadership, awarded through the Institute of Education, University College London. His research interests include developing professional identities among music teachers, building capacity for leadership, facilitating learning communities, and fostering reflective and dialogic practice. Ryan has given many talks, led focus groups, and presented conference papers on these topics across Southeast Asia. Prior to his role with ABRSM, he spent three years leading various music education projects in India, including curriculum development, teacher training, and community outreach programmes.