Ray started his career in the electrical industry as a trainee for the Yorkshire Electricity Board, he continued to move his way up through roles with the CEGB before taking on the position of Senior HR Advisor for National Grid. Before retirement Ray managed National Grid’s Eakring Training Centre which played a crucial role in providing training across the industry.
Ray joined the Electrical Industries Charity as a trustee over 10 years ago, latterly moving into the position of chairman of the Welfare Committee. He also served on the Yorkshire Regional Committee where his colleagues described him as a passionate and committed individual who was a real asset to the team.
Managing director, Tessa Ogle said: ‘Ray will be greatly missed by his friends and colleagues at the Charity and across the wider industry. He was a true ambassador for the Charity, working tirelessly on behalf of others who were in need of assistance and help.’
Ray lost his battle with cancer on 13 January and leaves behind three sons; Ian, David and Richard. Donations in Ray’s memory should be made to his supported charity, Myeloma UK details of which can be found here https://www.justgiving.com/RaymondLaurenceHall/
For further information on the Electrical Industries Charity, please visit www.electricalcharity.org