About Us

The Group has a portfolio of completed work for tier one and tier two builders. The company is willing to provide a detailed list of completed projects.

Our Managing Director

Trevor Walker

Trevor managed the Aboriginal Corporation for over 11 years. He is a proud Indigenous Australian with ancestry being traced to the Walbunja, Yuin and Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal Groups. 

Trevor has extensive experience in the Aboriginal Homeless/Housing sector dealing with crisis accommodation and outreach services.

Trevor Walker
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Trevor Walker

•—• Trevor Walker

Managing Director

Trevor is a proud Indigenous Australian with ancestry being traced to the Walbunja, Yuin and Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal Groups. Raised on an Aboriginal mission in La Perouse, NSW, with his parents and siblings, Trevor attended schools in the local area.  An avid sportsman, Trevor excelled in first-grade premiership rugby for Randwick, NSW Combined High Schools’ Rugby Union and was the NSW Southern Zone State Sailing Champion.

Trevor attended the University of Western Sydney where he completed a B.A. in Community Development before pursuing his passion to give back to the community by working in Veterans Affairs and the ATO in the public service recruitment and training programs aimed at assisting Aboriginal people in obtaining public service jobs, thereby increasing Aboriginal participation in the public service sector. Trevor successfully went on to work as a Manager in the Aboriginal Homeless/Housing sector dealing with crisis accommodation and outreach services.

Trevor managed the Aboriginal Corporation for over 11 years. He is an invaluable member of the Murrina Group, using his public service skills, extensive Indigenous network, and experience in bridging the gap between the Aboriginal community and the construction industry to accelerate Aboriginal participation rates across the industry.

Kelvin Liew

• Kelvin Liew

CEO

Kelvin was born in Sydney and has held key leadership positions in businesses across a range of industries. He is a proud Australian of mixed heritage that attended various overseas international schools before returning to study at the University of Sydney where he completed a B.A. in Political Economy, graduated from Sydney University Law School and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW.

As a lawyer, Kelvin is broadly experienced across many areas of law, all NSW jurisdictions and holds extensive experience in technology and construction law litigation in the Supreme Court of NSW, commercial transactions and corporate governance. This background gives Kelvin the ability to understand and manage vast social, cultural and racial differences in a way that unites individuals and develops harmonious business relationships, with a focus on corporate leadership that drives balanced and ethical growth.

Kelvin is a key member of the Murrina Group, using his corporate and legal experience to lead, secure and manage the group in a manner consistent with the vision of the company – to make a meaningful difference in the Indigenous community and to improve Aboriginal participation in the construction industry.

 

• Bernard Kelly

General Manager

Bernard was born in rural Victoria and has worked across a broad spectrum of Industries and Companies in various positions; from labourer to senior manager of many large Australian and Foreign Companies. His varied background has developed a strong understanding of both Operations and Corporate Management.

His working career spans engineering, education, human resources and general management in areas including civilian engineer in the dockyards Sydney, teacher in secondary and tertiary education (Victoria), General Manager for Titan Group, General Manager Allied Mills and Director for Goodman Fielder (Snack Foods, Baking and Milling – Australia/NZ).  He is a Graduate in the following fields; Engineering, Education and Psychology.

Bernard is an important member of the Murrina Group, using his general operations and corporate knowledge and experience to ensure the work undertaken is aligned with the vision and business plan of Murrina. His passion is to make a meaningful difference in the Indigenous community by assisting in the development of strong role models across the community and in particular, within the construction industry.

• Chris Ireland

NATIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER

Based in Sydney, Chris has significant strategic and operational experience in the Construction, Engineering and Mining plant sectors. Chris has enjoyed a career spanning over 40 years’ working with Blue-chip listed companies and major tier one contractors across Australia including John Holland Group, Leighton Contractors, CPB Contractors and most recently with Coates Hire.

Chris has been involved with construction plant and equipment since the early 80s when he started with Transfield Construction. Chris has served as the Regional Plant Manager for Leighton Holdings and subsequently CIMIC group of companies for over 12 years, where he had overall responsibility for managing a large fleet of heavy equipment including earthmoving, tunnelling, concrete paving, as well as tower cranes, man & material hoists & ancillary equipment.

He has demonstrated that he is a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a strong track record for creative problem solving and a reputation for dedication and outstanding performance.

Chris is an integral member of the Murrina Group Executive bringing his operational knowledge and experience of the building and construction industry to all projects in a manner consistent with the vision of the company.

We are committed to Aboriginal Participation in Construction (APiC)

Working together with the Aboriginal Community to gain a strong foothold in the commercial world.