Ray is employed as the Group Corporate Planner at Smurfit Kappa Group plc, a global-based paper packaging company with turnover of over €8bn and 43,000 employees. He has held various posts in the company since 1989, including three years in a private equity capacity with the objective of job creation in Irish enterprises, rather than simply a profitable return.
Ray has been Chair of Solas Project since 2011. He is also chair of the Trustees of St. Catherine’s, a Trustee church within the Church of Ireland, and has been involved in various capacities with the YMCA for a number of years. He holds a BComm and MBS from UCC.