Ray Murphy

Raymond Murphy Dip Geo Surv. MSCSI, MRICS
Chief Executive

Raymond Murphy is Chief Executive of Murphy Surveys, responsible for the strategic leadership of the business across Ireland, UK and Europe. Raymond is instrumental for spearheading growth, which has seen the company expand to over 230 staff across 11 offices throughout Europe and in achieving consistent double-digit growth year-on-year for the last decade.

With over 19 years’ experience, Raymond has earned himself a strong reputation for his extensive technical knowledge, passion for innovation and in raising industry standards in Ireland. Raymond is an active member of the geomatics community and has played an instrumental role in the development of the geomatics profession, having been the first surveyor in Ireland to introduce 3D Laser Scanning. He is Chairman of the Geomatics Group of the SCSI and former President of the Irish Institution of Surveyors and is regularly called upon for advice, consultation and in providing keynote conference sessions and industry lectures.

T: +353 (0) 45 484 050


Niall Murphy

Niall Murphy BSc Geomatics, MSCSI, MRICS
Managing Director

Upon graduating in 2004 with a degree in Geomatics, Niall Murphy joined his brothers in a rapid growth phase of the company’s development. Niall has a propensity for challenging ideas and a strong background in surveying, that includes project management experience on several large-scale projects. He has a passion for business and people and has been at the forefront of the company’s growth.

As Managing Director, Niall oversees the management of the company’s day to day activities. He also ensures the company is implementing its strategy and objectives. As the aims of business are focused towards growth, profits and increasing shareholder return it is the responsibility of the MD to ensure that the company strategy is geared towards this. He is responsible for leading, coaching and mentoring the senior team and supporting their professional development.

T: +353 (0) 45 484 051


Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy Cert Geo Surv, FCInstCES
Development Director

Colin Murphy graduated from DIT in 1995. As Development Director for Murphy Surveys, he has proven his tenacity in building our now very successful UK business by leveraging key relationships and contacts within and outside of the surveying industry. He is responsible for implementing our UK development strategy and is now spearheading the launch of further new locations.

Colin is responsible for the development of long-term relationships with clients across the UK such as Crossrail, Thames Water, Mace Group and Cluttons. Colin has an outreach role in the company.

As Development Director Colin is concerned with the growth of the company and maximising Murphy Surveys profitability and profile.

Colin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors and is an advisor to the School of Engineering Geomatics Faculty at Newcastle University.

T: +44 (0) 203 598 3775


Diarmuid Murphy

Diarmuid Murphy BSc Const Econ & Mgmt
Director/Head of Land & Property

Diarmuid Murphy graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) with a BSc in Construction Economics and Management in 2008.

He joined Murphy Surveys Ireland in 2009 as operations manager. He then moved to the UK becoming UK operations manager in 2014. Diarmuid returned to Ireland in 2018 with a wealth of knowledge to spearhead the company’s new Land and Property Department.

Diarmuid has been involved in several prestigious projects including Crossrail, Primary Control Network for London’s Dockland Light Rail (DLR), and numerous development sites such as Embassy Gardens, Eagle House, South Quay Plaza and more recently the Survey to BIM of the Old War Office, 57 Whitehall, London.

T: +353 (0)45 484 040

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Billy Roche BEng (Hons.)
Operations Director

After completing a BEng (Hons.) in Civil Engineering, Billy worked on several energy generation projects in Ireland and in countries including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Latvia and Australia. During this time, he has developed his management capabilities while also completing an MSc in Project and Programme Management at the University of Limerick, one of only seven PMI GAC-accredited programmes in Europe.

Joining Murphy Surveys as project manager in 2015, Billy brings a wealth of national and international project management experience to the role of Operations Director. His primary focus is managing the operational effectiveness of the organisation, ensuring the appropriate resources and capabilities are in place to deliver projects and supporting the strategic growth path of the organisation.

T: +353 (0)45 484 040

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David Graham

David Graham PgD Int. Bus., Dip Geo Surv. MSCSI, MRICS
Associate Director

David Graham manages the geophysical, utility and oil/gas mapping division of the company. Upon graduating in 1999 David spent seven years as Senior Surveyor with the Murphy Surveys, working mostly on projects in the utilities sector for clients such as Bord Gais.

With his success in project management and client-relationship development, David took over the management of the department. His experience managing prestigious projects worldwide for semi-state, private and multinational joint-venture companies enables his effective leadership of this area of the business.

T: +353 (0)45 484 040


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