Ryan Mossny


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Ryan Mossny is the co-founder of Two Feet & a Heartbeat walking tours, Matagarup Zip+Climb and SmartVisit WA. His specialties include tourism product development, product planning, heritage/historical/cultural interpretation, tour guide training, financial sourcing/management, place making and grant application management. He provides these services to tourism organisations, governments and individuals.

Ryan grew up and was formally educated in Canada and attended the University of Saskatchewan studying Chemistry and Commerce. After completing school, Ryan worked for a number of multinational organisations in both science and business-related fields.

In 2001 he embarked on an around-the-world journey that would cement his passion for travel, tourism, heritage and culture. It was at this point he arrived in London and took up a position in the strategy department at Transport for London (TFL).

Ryan was involved in the rollout of SAP and coordinated the user forums that brought together various internal and external stakeholders. He also worked on projects related to the implementation of central London’s congestion charging and the overhaul and standardisation of the procurement function at TFL.

Since migrating to Australia in 2004, Ryan worked again with multinational businesses including Exxon Mobil, Fuji Xerox and JVC consumer electronics providing a range of services including information management, sales and business development as well as product development and planning.

In 2007, he co-founded Two Feet & a Heartbeat, an organisation dedicated to interpreting history, heritage and culture. More recently Ryan is part of the ownership group of Perth’s newest adventure activity Matagarup Zip+Climb.

Ryan is recognised as a leader in the tourism and heritage fields having received both individual and business awards including:

  • 2018 WA Heritage Awards – Professional Contribution
  • 2015 Winner of WA Business News 40under40
  • 2012 FACET Golden Guide Winner – top tour guide in Western Australia
  • 2012 Runner up Curtin Growth Entrepreneur Award

Other positions held:

Chair – Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco-Tourism Inc. (FACET) – (2017 – )
Museum of Perth – Board of Directors (2015 – )
Visit Mandurah – Board of Directors (2019 – )
WA Parks Foundation Ambassador (2018 – )
Business Events Perth – Board of Directors (2012 – 2014)