President – Nick Moran
Partner – Mayberry Meldrum & Anderson
Nick grew up in Murwillumbah where his family has been in business since the early 1980s. After leaving for study, Nick returned in 2010 to raise a family in the beautiful Tweed Valley. Nick worked for local accounting firm Mayberry Meldrum Anderson for 4 years, before joining as a partner in 2014. As an accountant Nick strives to deliver top quality advice in all aspects of taxation and business decision making, and establish strong and trusted relationships with his clients.
Nick joined the Business Chamber Committee after seeing so many other inspiring people putting effort into the town and broader community. He hopes to continue the work of the Chamber in building a resilient business community that is supportive of each other, and engages positively with the wider community.
Vice President – James Perrin
James is a chemical & environmental engineer with experience in sustainability, innovation, and food manufacturing across Australia and New Zealand.
Currently the Sustainability Manager for Stone & Wood Brewing Co., he focuses on projects to improve the company’s environmental performance and to support and give back to the local community. James is also a Director of the Ingrained Foundation, a Northern Rivers based not-for-profit supporting grassroots environmental and social charities.
James moved to the Northern Rivers in 2015 and is currently building a family home in Kielvale. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening with his family and running and cycling around this beautiful region.
Treasurer – Phillip Hepburn
Phillip relocated to Murwillumbah in 2017 and also relocated his local accounting business soon after.
With extensive experience working across regional, national and international companies in Financial Controller and CFO roles; Phillip brings a strong understanding of small business and how it
is essential in maintaining a positive standing within local business communities.
Phillip joined the Murwillumbah District Business Chamber Committee with the intention of helping local businesses in collaborating to be more successful independent operators, whilst enjoying a
sense of support from an aligned business community.
It is his belief that when the business community is vibrant and strong, the local economy is stronger – leading to better outcomes for all residents and visitors.