Chair - Financial Services Special Interest Group
With 35 years of experience in diverse, international, senior enterprise Finance IT infrastructure roles, Ray founded Behind Every Cloud in 2010. Focussed primarily on, and consulting extensively with well known clients in the mid-tier UK Finance sector, BEC worked with CSPs and industry specialists to define the award winning Clover (Cloud Vendor Ratings) index.
Arriving in the UK in 1999 Ray performed senior roles in UK Retail Banking and Insurance and since 2008 his career has been focussed on the Investment Management sector – starting with a role as CTO of $8Bn listed RAB Capital. Clients of BEC and Clover include BlueBay, CQS, RMG, Kleinwort Benson, Coller, Bluestone and Throgmortons. Ray is a regularly published thought leader and commentator, and a very well connected influencer in the field of Cloud adoption in the UK mid-tier Financial Services market.