Kevin Murray spent the past seven years at Kevin Murray Strategic Consulting, where he was Founder and Senior Consultant. Prior to that, Murray served for 25 years in leadership positions within a variety of international development and human rights advocacy organizations including Oxfam America, Jesuit Refugee Service, Lutheran World Relief, Grassroots International and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. For six of those years (1989-95), he lived and worked in Central America, primarily El Salvador. 

His publications include two books (Inside El Salvador and El Salvador: Peace on Trial) a book-length monograph (Rescuing Reconstruction: The Debate on Postwar Economic Recovery in El Salvador) and dozens of published articles on topics ranging from the right to affordable housing in Boston to U.S. policy and human rights in the Middle East. Murray holds a degree in Political Economy from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst and lives in Roslindale, MA with his wife, Ellen Coletti, and their two children.