Ray served in the Irish Army for 26 years, including 17 years in the Army Ranger wing as a Special Forces operator. More recently, he became known for his appearance as the Chief Instructor on RTE's Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week and as the bestselling author of his debut book; Ranger 22.

Ray gave an insightful talk on on the importance of resilience in life and how team work is the core factor in an organisations success. He gave useful tips to help build on personal development and how we can use these skills together to build a stronger and well rounded team.