R.G.Godson M.A. F.C.A.

Raymond (Ray) Godson is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He has held a practising certificate since 1973.

He qualified with the city firm Nevill, Hovey Gardner & Co becoming tax manager before joining the Rio Tinto group in 1973 where he spent sixteen years, initially specialising in oil taxation and susequently becoming Financial and Commercial Director of the oil & gas subsidiary. After the sale of RTZ Oil & Gas Limited to Elf in 1988, he joined Teredo Petroleum PLC ("Teredo") in a similar role and became the Managing Director in 1992. On the takeover of Teredo in 1993, he became a full time accountant in General Practise.