An experienced Chief Executive and Director, who has managed a series of large and medium sized, heavy industrial and public complex enterprises, including new “start-ups” over a period spanning 25 years as CEO. This extended period as a leader manager and coach has developed a broad depth of expertise and adaptability in leading change in difficult and complex markets, mediation, and dispute resolution.
Education and Certifications
- BE, Engineering – University of Sydney
- MBA – Deakin University
A successful record of accomplishment in leading required cultural change of organisations, through the entire range of organisational stages from rapid growth phase to dramatic downsizing and restructuring. This requires adaptability in leadership style and different competencies to suit each different stage. Ray Has become expert in developing, coaching, and empowering high performance leadership teams, mediation, and conflict resolution. Overseas experience running foreign based companies has developed special leadership skills and sensitivities to ethnic and cultural diversity. Experienced in conceptualisation and establishment of Joint Ventures and skilled in the critical cultural change management essential to successful JV and merged organisations outcomes.
Described as “an empowering leader”, “skilled leader/coach” “visionary”, “strategic to the bone”, “pragmatic, adaptable and entrepreneurial”, “very energetic” and with a “strong operational focus” particularly in tough industries. Skilled in turning entrepreneurial vision into commercial reality.
Ray’s specialties include: Leadership, coaching, Mentoring and Strategic development.