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Ray joined the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) as Operations Manager in April 2017, with a remit to introduce short course certification of individuals and support the introduction of Occupational Standards apprenticeships for the building engineering services sector.
Prior to joining BESA, Ray started his career as an apprentice with British Gas and after 18 year’s service, left as Technical Officer for East Anglia. He then had a brief period with Gas Assessment Services, Leicester, setting up an ACS assessment Centre before joining CITB. Ray was a key member of the Certification Body for 17 years, holding occupational experience as well as assessor, internal verifier and external verifier qualification, before the organisation decided to withdraw from the building services market.