Ray Atkinson is a consultant specialising in ERP systems for manufacturing, distribution, mining, and construction industries.
Ray graduated from the Sydney School of Business (NSW Department of Technical Education) in 1974 and has lived and worked in UK, Middle East, Japan, and Norway on major projects ranging from manufacturing, quality systems, logistics, supply management, and clients representative for offshore oil construction projects. He has designed a computer-based system for the engineering, procurement, logistics, and construction of major oil field drilling and production platform for the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Ray has lectured and consulted on MRPII, ERP, and lean principles across a wide range of industries in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, and India for the past 30 years and has produced a video series on the technology funded by the Australian Federal Government in 1988.
Ray is currently the CEO of Atko Global, a consulting company that specialised in assisting companies to recover from failed or poorly operating ERP systems.
Ray acts as an independent advisor on ERP projects to management, has published many papers and blogs on ERP and lectures extensively on the subject publicly, in-house and through his website, www.atkoglobal.com