Our Team

Sir David Murray, Kt 2007 - Chairman

Sir David is Chairman of Murray Capital Group and is one of Scotland's best known entrepreneurs. He started his first business, Murray International Metals, in 1974 as a steel trading business which grew to a £200m turnover company before it was sold in 2005 for £115m. In 1984 he won the SBAAT Award for Young Scottish Businessman of the Year. Over the past 40 years he has started, developed and sold a number of businesses in various sectors including real estate, mining, call centres, manufacturing and electronics. In addition he was Chairman/Owner of Glasgow Rangers Football Club for 23 years during which time the Club won 36 major trophies.

As well as being awarded a Knighthood in 2007 for his services to business, Sir David received Honorary Doctorates from Heriot-Watt University in 1986 and Edinburgh University in 2008. Having become a bilateral amputee following a car accident in 1976, he set up The David Murray Foundation in 1997 to assist fellow amputees. The Foundation won the prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2006.

Sir David continues to play a leading role in the business and has a passion for wine. He bought two French vineyards, Chateau Routas (2004) and Domaine Jessiaume (2006). In 2006 he received the Chevalier du Tastevin - Clos de Vougeot.

David D Murray - Director

David leads the team at Murray Capital and is a second generation family member.  He holds a BA degree in Business Management from Heriot Watt University, and has attended the Program for Management Development (PMD) at Harvard Business School and the Corporate Finance program from London Business School.  David has previously worked for IMG in the Far East and Bank of Scotland (Corporate Division).

David has been involved with a number of successful and high profile transactions. He holds non-executive directorships on the boards of companies such as Murray Metals and Murray Estates, and various portfolio and family owned companies. David is also Chairman of the Institute of Family Business in Scotland. David’s approach is based on partnership and creating long term value.

Craig McDermid – Director

Craig has been with Murray Capital since 2004 and has been involved in establishing the existing portfolio, spinning Murray Capital out of previous ownership in 2010 and ongoing portfolio management. He is now focussed on managing the existing portfolio and looking for new investment opportunities for the Murray family. Craig sits on the boards of Murray Capital, Brand Rex Holdings, Murray Metals Group and Argyle Consulting.

Before joining Murray Capital, he worked in the private equity team of Aberdeen Murray Johnstone and prior to that he had spells with Ernst &Young, National Australia Bank and RMD. A qualified CA, Craig has spent most of his career working within the SME marketplace advising and working with growth orientated businesses.

Keith Murray – Commercial Director (Wine Division)

Keith is a second generation family member. He graduated with a degree in hospitality from Robert Gordon University Aberdeen. After working for 4 years in the London restaurant scene, he returned to Scotland and established a number of café/bar outlets before joining the family office in 2007.

From here Keith’s role is to manage all wine investments with a focus on sales and marketing, and includes Directorship at Wine Importers (Edinburgh) Ltd.

Euan Campbell - Finance Manager

Euan graduated with a joint degree in Accountancy and Economics from the University of Glasgow.  He then trained and qualified as a CA (ICAS) with Ernst & Young in Glasgow, spending over 7 years in the Transaction Advisory Services team, before working as a Relationship Manager at RBS in Edinburgh for 3 years. Latterly he was the Finance Manager for a US based family office in Virginia. 

Euan is responsible for all financial aspects for Murray Capital and Murray Estates as well as a number of Family assets including two French vineyards.

Sarah Copland - Office Manager

Sarah is responsible for general office management and provides administrative support to the investment/management team.  She is also the first point of contact for any general enquiries you may have regarding Murray Capital. 

Sarah has worked for the Murray Family for several years, previously with Forth Steel and Murray International Holdings, before joining Murray Capital in August 2005.

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