John Van Ryswyk was born in Dryden, Ontario Canada, July 5, 1978. He moved to London Ontario in 1999 where he attended Fanshawe College. There he took General Business, and graduated with a Media Production Diploma. Soon after he entered a Plumbing Apprenticeship, and graduated again from Fanshawe, in 2005 with a Journeyman Plumber C of Q. John moved to the Cayman Islands in November of 2005. Since then, he has earned Geothermal Installation and Socket Fusion certificates form Enertech Global. John is an owner of Tropic Taps Plumbing and GeoCayman, both sister companies of NCB Group.