Team

Team
Profiles

Our team come from all over the world and bring with them great talent and experience. They are famous for their helpfulness and friendliness. Anything you need to assist your stay in Perth and at our hotel; they are here for you. We offer a variety of languages: English, Mandarin, Thai, English, French, Loa, Filipino dialects, Czech, Taiwanese Hokkien, Arabic & various dialects, Aussie and Hindi to name a few!

Criztine McAleer

Senior Duty Manager

Criztine started working at the Murray Hotel in October 2013 first as a Housekeeper then as a Restaurant Bar Kitchen Attendant Criztine has a Diploma of Hotel and

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Restaurant Management from the Philippines and a Certificate 3 in Business Studies from Perth. Criztine likes cooking, reading and fishing. and is now a Receptionist & Duty Manager.

Eva Lai

Senior Duty Manager

Eva has been working at the Murray Hotel since 2011. Eva grew up in Taiwan and moved to Perth in 2009 and lives nearby with her partner Tim. Eva has a Degree in Social Work,

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has worked as a travel agent and currently works for China Southern Airways at the Airport.

Katie Kadlcakova

Duty Manager

Katie was born in the Czech Republic where she worked in a radio as an editor and a speaker. Katie also had her own business a small store with healthy and

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organic food. She came to Australia with her husband Martin in August 2014 and absolutely fell in love with this beautiful country. She likes sport and fitness and has been studying Certificate IV. Her other hobbies are reading books, travelling and Aussie BBQ and beaches.

Marta Mulay

Duty Manager & Housekeeper

Marta has been working at the Murray Hotel since 2011 when she moved here from Ethiopia. Marta goes for daily runs, plays football and enjoys doing Hip Hop Dancing.

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Marta wants to be a hairdresser and is doing study to achieve her dream.

Fon Street

Duty Manager & Bookkeeper

Fon has been working at The Murray Hotel since September 2016. Fon comes from Thailand and has lots of hospitality and accounting experience.

CATHERINE ORTUONDO

HOUSEKEEPER

Catherine has been working at the Murray Hotel since 2010. Catherine lived in the Philipines until she met her

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Australian husband and relocated to Perth. She enjoys cooking and cleaning; even on her time off!

Kanlaya Satachon

Housekeeper

Kanlaya came to Perth in 2004 from Udonthani in North East Thailand and is engaged to Gavin. Kanlaya has been working at the Murray Hotel since

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March 2013. Her hobbies include shopping, travelling and partying.

LORNA SOLOMON

HOUSEKEEPER

Lorna started working at The Murray Hotel in 2016. She grew up in the Philippines and came to Australia in 2013. Lorna likes cooking; her favourite to make is Adobo and Chinese dishes.

Alyssa Guadamor

Food Attendant & HOUSEKEEPER

Alyssa started working at the Murray Hotel in October 2016 to commence her career in hospitality. Alyssa was born in the Philippines and likes baking and surfing…..the internet.

MEGAN KINANG

BOOKKEEPER

Megan Kinang has been the Bookkeeper at The Murray Hotel since 2007. Due to the wonders of technology Megan works from her home office. Megan lives

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with her partner Karl and two children in the Perth foothills. Megan’s present passion is Roller Derby.

OLIVIA HARRIS

TRAINEE

Olivia was born in Subiaco in 2005 and has been “helping” at the Murray Hotel since she was one. During the school holidays Olivia assists with breakfast & housekeeping but mostly enjoys helping with dinner service by

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taking the orders and convincing everyone they need dessert! Olivia would like to be a historian and a writer and is currently working on her oboe playing!

Kate Sinfield

Owner

Kate purchased The Murray Hotel Perth in August 2007. Kate grew up in England and came to Australia  in 1986 as a backpacker. Kate has 35 years of hotel management experience and

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a Bachelor Degree in Business, Major in Accounting and is a CPA. She is also a member of the Entrepreneurs Organisation and recently graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Kate is passionate about helping people find work in hotels and further their careers in hospitality. The Murray Hotel has been working with the Central Institute of Technology in Perth since 2008 running training courses for housekeepers. Kate is committed to the education and training of permanent resident migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Anyone wishing to start their career in hotels through a work experienced based program should apply for the short inexpensive course Certificate 1 in Wider Opportunities for Work in Hospitality.

Kate’s linkedin profile link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-sinfield-20b00327/

Mark Harris

Owner

Mark was born in Fremantle and started his hospitality career in 2010 after finishing 30 years as an Air Traffic Controller. He is passionate about craft beer and has recently started distilling.