Cathy Murphy


As the General Manager of Arqus Design, Cathy is responsible for the strategic task of keeping the financial and general management of the business in accordance with the Arqus Design business plan. Cathy is responsible for all non-architectural activities within the business including finance, human resources, and information technology. She is an integral member of the Company Board bringing with her strategy, leadership and business skills.

Cathy has a strong background in the architectural industry, holding the position of Financial Controller of a medium sized Brisbane practice for 10 years. Cathy contributed at an executive level to the Board of Directors.

Cathy is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in audit and corporate services, and litigation support working with KPMG for 9 years.

Specialist Skill

  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Brand development and management
  • Business objective setting and measurement
  • Business development
  • Human resource management


  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Chartered Accountant

Professional Memberships

Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants