Raymond originally trained as an Architectural Technologist before qualifying as an Architect. He has experience in hospitality, residential and education projects, both in the UK and overseas.
As a skilled designer, he is well versed in client and stakeholder engagement, design conception and implementation through to completion. He enjoys taking part in design competitions and his concept for the Dublin Parlour was showcased at the National Exhibition in Dublin.
He is a keen horticulturist and founder member of the National Vegetable Society and is a volunteer team leader for the annual Irish Franciscan pilgrimage to Lourdes.