Ryan Ketchum is esteemed by market sources for his depth of experience in negotiations and transactions across Africa. He assisted the IFC with its Scaling Solar programme in Zambia and frequently advises states on their IPP programmes. Clients laud his ability to work with state entities, adding that "he's very knowledgeable in private-public transactions in the energy sector." Interviewees also say: "He provides intelligent counsel and knows how to get the deal done." He divides his time between the firm's London and Richmond, Virginia offices.