Murray started his professional career in 1977 with the London design consultancy, Conran Associates. He spent the next thirty years managing programs and projects for Philips Design, eventually serving as Vice President and global Head of Operations for the company.
In 2012, Murray landed in Seattle, where he assumed the post of Vice President at global design consultancy TEAGUE. During his tenure there, he was responsible for guiding the company’s long-standing design relationship with The Boeing Company, a role he held until 2017. In 2018, Murray joined Monash University as Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture.
During his career, Murray has been named inventor on 16 United States patents and was the recipient of numerous design awards in the United States, Europe and Asia. Among other things, he co-designed the Roller Radio in 1983, which was heralded as one of 80 design icons in the book ‘Past Tense, Future Sense’.
Originally from Adelaide, Murray studied Product Design at Torrens College of Advanced Education, School of Design, South Australia. Having lived the last 40 years in London, the Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong and Seattle, the inveterate globetrotter from Australia considers the world a small place.