- Ray is the founder and executive chairman of Fortnum Financial Group Limited (trading as Fortnum Financial Advisers).
Ray started his career in Brisbane with MLC and moved to AEtna Life & Casualty in 1981 as General Manager, Sales. In 1989, Ray joined with nine financial planning practices and 13 advisers to form Associated Planners. Under Ray’s leadership, the business grew, and later merged with Garrisons to become Genesys Wealth Advisers. Ray left Genesys in 2007 (after growing it to 160 offices, 410 financial advisers and a $124 million turnover), and formed Fortnum Financial Group Limited in 2010.
He is a Certified Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ray is a low handicap golfer – having played twice for Queensland as a junior, as well as a keen bike rider and skier. He is married with three children and seven grandchildren.