Ray Gibbs is a Chartered Accountant, and former Deloitte audit and corporate finance partner for 9 years. He has spent the last 21 years in industry as CFO or commercial director of high technology and fast moving consumer goods businesses both in the quoted and private arenas with sales ranging from £500,000 to £500 million. He was a former CFO of Chemring Group Plc. Ray was part of the original Haydale Graphene Industries’ management team that acquired Haydale Limited in 2010. Appointed CEO from 2013 and led a successful IPO in 2014 doubling its value to over £35m. Ray is a Board Member of the USA based National Graphene Association and is also UK Chairman of a UK and China Joint Working Group on Graphene Standardisation, organised by the BSI Group.