Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Brendan Murphy

Brendan Murphy

Title: Director, Global Administrative Support
Location:
Senior Management Area:
Class Year: 2023

Bio:
Brendan Murphy brings more than 20 years of experience
managing financial operations in the developing world.
Brendan has been Duke's Director of Global Administrative
Support since 2014. He began his international career as
a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Mali and
Tunisia. He has lived and worked in Asia, Africa and the
Middle East for more than 10 years. Prior to coming to
Duke, Brendan worked with offshore drilling companies and
USAID contractors, as well for an international
consulting firm where he supported a diverse mix
university, not-for-profit and publicly traded corporate
clients with their international expansion challenges.
He has a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from the
Thunderbird School of Global Management.