Derek Murphy


Co-owner of Simply Skylights. If not at work, you can find Derek out skydiving, BASE jumping, canyoning, climbing, hiking and generally traveling the world. In these endeavours he has set 2 world records and plans to do more. 


Duncan Bridgford

Senior Tradesman

Duncan has been with us for over 15 years, a carpenter for 17 years and has recently become a new dad!

Ella is our new mascot and Duncan can't wait to pop on her volleys and get her on the tools, just like dad. 


Jonathon Essery 


May also be known as Jono or the bosses son-in-law. Chocolate cake for morning tea is his favourite!

*does not require a ladder


Alison Murphy


Co-owner, Alison, oversees the day to day running of Simply Skylights. A partner with Derek in both work and adventuring. Alison has 13 skylights in her home and loves to tell people about all the benefits of natural light. 


Daniel Murphy

Senior Tradesman

As the name suggests he is related to the boss! Daniel has more than 10 years experience installing skylights and general carpentry. Sailing, downhill mountain biking, snow-boarding and brewing keep Dan busy when not at work. 


Kyal Stewart-Wells

3rd Year Apprentice

The newest member to the Simply Skylights family. Prefers to be called Kale, as he has recently removed bacon from his diet.