Williams Ray

Chief Operating Officer
  • Email: williams.ray@wam-limited.com

Williams is the Chief Operating Officer at WAM and is also a member of the WAM Executive Management Group (EMG). In this role, he is responsible for leading WAM’s Global Infrastructure including all business operations, technology, vendor management, transformation, data governance and management of the global hubs. Prior to this, Williams was Chief Financial Officer of WAM managing the Global Financial Operations since 2015.

Before joining WAM Limited in 2014, Williams was Global Chief Financial Officer with BNY Mellon Investment Management, where he was responsible for the financial management of the asset management boutiques, distribution and wealth management businesses. From 1997 -2004, Williams joined Mellon Financial and served as Chief Financial Officer, first at Mellon Institutional Asset Management and then at Mellon International, based in London. Prior to joining Mellon Financial, Williams was with BankBoston from 1990 – 1997 serving in a variety of finance and operations positions.

Williams holds a B.A. in Political Science from State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. in Finance from City University of New York at Baruch College. Williams is on the Board of Trustees for the Baruch College Fund as well as a member of the Dimock Community Foundation Board of Directors.