Ray’s current research interests include adoption rates of technology, disruptive technology including automation, robotics, and additive manufacturing and the impact of social media on markets.
Ray is Managing Director of the advisory firm Future Smart Strategies, Board Member of Western Australia’s remote energy services provider Horizon Power, Partner and Director of the cleantech business Sun Brilliance Power, Blue Leader of the Singapore-based Blue by Design and Director of the bioenergy startup BioTek Fuels Pty Ltd.
He is also Adjunct Professor at The University of Western Australia, provides advice to UWA on sustainability and comments on behalf of UWA on climate change and sustainability.
Ray was recognised by ABC Carbon as one of the Top 100 Global Leaders in Sustainability in 2011, an honour renewed each year since. From 2014 SustMeme Magazine listed Ray as one of the top 100 Global Influencers in Social Media on Climate Change and Energy. In 2016 Onalytica listed Ray in the Top 100 Influencers and Brands for Renewable Energy in the world, and in 2017 was similarly recognised by Onalytica for Climate Action.