Monash University

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.

He landed in Seattle in 2012 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’s Health Collab as Adjunct Professor. A healthcare design research lab that connects academia with industry to create meaningful innovation and business development solutions focused on Health and Wellbeing.

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, where Murray studied Product Design with UniSA, he then spent the next 40 years living and working in London, the Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong and Seattle, before returning home to Australia.