He manages, with P&L responsibility, programs as large as $2.5 billion. His breadth of engineering and management experience spans construction, industrial and commercial projects, in the renewable energy, high-tech manufacturing, data-center, waste-to-energy, and specialty chemicals markets. He has managed teams from as far afield as the US, Guam, Korea, Ireland, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Costa Rica.
At Hawaiian Electric Company, he focused on the strategy, policy, budget and organizational change necessary to deliver technology assessment, estimation design, construction and overall project execution, for the Inter-Island Renewable Energy Network. This is a transformational program considering undersea and overland transmission and the integration of more than 600+MW utility scale renewable generation and transmission program, with the goal of integrating the separate systems that deliver power across the Hawaiian Islands.
The program’s ambitious goal is to meet the state Renewable Energy Portfolio target of 40% by 2030. He directed the program team, and provided input on policy, proposed legislation, constructability, validation of design, construction scheduling, ensuring efficiency in the design process, and managing scope, so as to meet corporate initiatives and State mandates.
Prior to his work at Hawaiian Electric Company he served as Director of Engineering for SunDurance Energy, a Solar PV EPC firm serving industrial and utility clients across the US and Caribbean. He has also held the position of Program Manager for Distribution Network Rehabilitation and Smart Grid for United Illuminating Company, one of the public utility companies in Connecticut. Over his career Ray has played key roles at Bridgewater Associates, CH2M Hill, Intel, Philips, and IBM.
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