Ray is currently the National Mobilisation Manager of Medirest within that organisation’s hospital. Medirest provides specialist food, hospitality and support services in hospitals. Ray previously managed Medirest’s FM portfolio at the Lady Cilento Childrens’ Hospital.
As an experienced public health executive, Ray has previously worked for the West Moreton Health Service District. In a number of Executive Director roles he led financial turnarounds across the District resulting in significant recurrent savings. Other achievements include driving major workplace, cultural and operational change and, when responsible for infrastructure (particularly for the combined West Moreton-Darling Downs HSD), successfully bidding for funds for significant building projects most notably in the rural sector.
Ray has a strategic focus as evidenced by the development of infrastructure and investment replacement frameworks and plans within multiple Health Service Districts. His strong understanding of the machinations of Queensland Health, means Ray has an in-depth knowledge of organisational culture and the issues, challenges and opportunities that exist in the health care environment.
Ray’s other roles include being a Board Member of the Not-for-Profit Ipswich Hospice Care Inc from October 2016.
Ray holds Master of Public Sector Management, Griffith University, Bachelor of Business (Acctg), Queensland University of Technology, CPA Program, CPA Australia, 2006 and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).