Ray is based in Dar Es Salaam and is Managing Director of Eleanor Foundation Tanzania. He met Allister and Jodie in early 2014 and as a result he became involved in an advisory capacity and accompanied the visiting teams from Guernsey on their trips to Chato and Biharamulo. In 2016 Eleanor Foundation Tanzania was established and registered as an NGO in Tanzania.

Ray is a freelance journalist and has worked with leading newspapers in East Africa for many years.