Ray has extensive experience in social services. He spent 20 years in the NSW Police Force, 10 years as a business manager at ANSTO, 6 years as a pastor and 10 years in Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation services.
Ray holds a Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Ministry and a Diploma of Justice Administration. He has been the CEO of Wayback Ltd (a Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Service) since 2008 where his principle responsibilities are to strategize future directions and oversee daily operations. Ray continues to pastor at a local church and enjoys cycling and playing the saxophone in his spare time.