Ryan was previously a manager at the firm for 20 years’, where he specialised in external audit and VAT, he also provides advice to the franchise sector.
He said: “I’m excited about this new opportunity and keen to help move the firm forward in these challenging times. My clients have always been my main focus and supporting them now is my priority.
“I am proud to be part of a firm that puts client care and staff wellbeing at the heart of everything they do. It’s a real privilege to work here and to now be a bigger part of that picture.”
Alastair Gould, managing director, McEwan Wallace, added: “We are delighted to have Matthew on board – He deserves this opportunity.
“He is loved by our clients and will be a real asset. We have always been a progressive firm and welcoming Matthew as a director can only bolster our approach.”