Murray is a company director and consultant. Recently he has filled roles as Chief Executive of the Ministry of Science and Innovation and Chief Executive of the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology. Previously he was Assistant Governor in the Reserve Bank and Chief Operating Officer with ACC. In Trust Bank New Zealand he has held the positions of Senior General Manager – Banking, Chief Financial Officer, and Group Treasurer. He is a director with Powerco, TSB Bank and Technical Advisory Services, which supports the Central Region DHBs.
His current term of office finishes on 30 April 2017.