Ray Gammell

Senior Strategic Advisor

James BioRay Gammell was appointed Senior Strategic Advisor to the Group CEO of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018.

He joined Etihad in 2009 as Chief People and Performance Officer, developing and leading the company’s people strategy. Ray also served as Interim Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group from May to December 2017, before taking on the role of Chief People and Transformation Officer.

As Senior Advisor to the Group CEO, Ray will lead the equity partner strategy in addition to other strategic responsibilities. Ray has over 30 years of experience, gained internationally with the Intel Corporation in the US and Ireland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and as an officer in the Irish Armed Forces.

Ray holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University College Galway and a Master’s degree in Business Studies from University College Dublin. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.