Following an Honours Degree in Biology & Psychology Ray began work for a multinational inspection, product testing & certification company, specialising in the risk assessment of consumer products and household chemicals. During this time he obtained an MSc in Pathology & Toxicology, with research focussing on the carcinogenic potential of essential oils. In 2007 Ray joined a leading supplier of chemical management software and was responsible for reviewing global chemical legislation and liaising with Regulatory Agencies around the world. Ray has been with Delphic HSE since 2009, providing expert advice to clients and staff, as well as overseeing the development of patent pending database systems that bring together regulatory, toxicological & exposure data.
During his career Ray has contributed a chapter to the first volume of Global Regulatory Issues for the Cosmetic Industry and presented on risk assessment and chemical regulations to companies around the globe. He lectures on cosmetic safety for postgraduate University courses, is appointed as Treasurer of the in-vitro Toxicology Society (IVTS) and sits on industry advisory panels for organisations such as the Cosmetic Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA).
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