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The vision

RAE Capital is a private investment group focused on growth capital opportunities in the Energy and Security industry sectors.

We target control investments that demonstrate significant scalability potential and that leverage our industry experience, our relationship networks, and our existing portfolio businesses.

We seek to actively create value through entrepreneurial hands on investment management.


Richard has spent his entire career in Investment Banking, Merchant Banking and Private Equity. Prior to joining RAE, he was a senior partner of Renaissance Group, an independent group focused on emerging market opportunities, where he oversaw the Group’s principal investment activities and was Chairman and Partner of the Group’s private equity funds. These activities comprised investment in and build-out of large scale businesses in a wide range of industries including forestry, agriculture, metals and mining, power generation, telecommunications and financial services. He brings to RAE significant experience in building businesses.



Douglas has spent his career managing and leading businesses in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining RAE, he spent twelve and half years at a Fortune 500 company in a number of executive leadership roles. As a strategic leader, he played a key role in the development of their Security platform and more recently led the efforts that established their Oil & Gas platform as the market leader in Offshore pipe fabrication. He is a dynamic business leader, whose strong strategic and team building skills, allow him to build growth businesses that last. His track record of success is built around a strong customer centric focus.


Phil Bradney

Phil has spent his career building and leading both private and public businesses. Prior to joining RAE, he spent 22 years with Best Access Systems and Stanley Black & Decker in a number of executive leadership roles. He was directly involved in the acquisition of 27 businesses in developing a global product and service platform. Most recently, he was the CEO of Fire King Security Group where he led the efforts through product and technology acquisitions as well as establishing a national service business. He has a track record of growth and building businesses on a global scale.


Ben Mackay

Ben has over 30 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry, originally working in the heavy fabrication sector with Brown & Root. For the last 24 years, Ben has been heavily involved in pipeline fabrication worldwide, including the UK, Norway, Brazil, USA, Australia, Egypt, Cyprus and New Zealand regions. He was previously a Director with Umax and then Serimax following the merger between Serimer and Umax. Over the last 5 years he led a start-up contracting business that has grown organically to be one of the leading providers of offshore pipeline fabrication services with an annual turnover exceeding $100 million.


Bill Fazackerley

Bill has over 20 years of experience in the Energy Industry and has consulted for all the major oil and gas producers globally in that time period. Having travelled extensively supporting projects, he has a very detailed perspective of the International Oil and Gas Sector. Previously, he led an internationally renowned consulting company in Houston tripling revenues over a three year period. His technical expertise, backed up by a PhD in material fabrication and his understanding of the Energy sector in general, provides an invaluable insight into the growth and expansion of the RAE Energy brand globally.


RAE Energy’s team of globally recognised experts have a bold ambition of becoming THE leading service provider to the Oil and Gas industry.

We are delighted to announce the recent acquisition of UT Quality, global leaders in developing and applying innovative NDT services. Read more about the acquisition.

We are excited to announce the recent acquisition of Offshore Joint Services,  a world leader in Application of Protective Coating Services.  Find out more by visiting



RAE Security is a team of security experts with the vision to become THE leading service provider in North America to the physical security industry. Our drive for excellence through integration, installation and service of software, electronic, electromechanical and mechanical solutions to ensure we deliver a seamless solution to you.

We are pleased to announce our acquisition of ESI Group, specialists in electronic security systems integration.


Whatever your current location, RAE's global team of experts are always on hand. Our coverage is worldwide, so you can get in touch with a member of our team at any time.