Gerry Ryan


Gerry is a Melbourne based entrepreneur and managing director with diverse business interests in Australia and overseas. These interests span the manufacturing, property, entertainment, leisure and tourism industries. Gerry is the chairman of Global Creatures, which owns the cutting-edge Creature Technology Company, the creative force behind the Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular.

It was Gerry’s strong belief in the show’s potential and his steadfast financial support that allowed a dedicated and hugely talented creative teams of artists, designers, engineers, puppeteers and technicians to develop the production in Melbourne over several years.

Gerry feels privileged to have worked with this team to bring a new form of world-class entertainment to the global stage, and he takes great pride in the fact that the show continues to amaze and delight audiences wherever it is staged.

In recognition of his contribution to the nation’s manufacturing, leisure, sports and tourism industries, Gerry was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1999. Through his vision, drive and business leadership, Gerry continues to make a much valued contribution to the wider community.

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