Chris Jankins

Project Director

Chris has nearly 30 years of experience managing projects in the life science and biotechnology sectors. A respected leader in the Corporate Real Estate industry, he is known for his expertise, attention to detail, positive attitude and creative problem solving. He is often commended for treating each client and project as his top priority, regardless of size. His consistent excellence in project execution promotes trust and respect among the project team, resulting in many repeat clients who recognize him as a champion for their projects.

Strengths include:

  • Due diligence
  • Pre-construction and commissioning
  • Contract negotiation and management
  • Construction management
  • BIM and BIM process

Brings to Hereva:

With a lifetime of experience in construction, Chris’s value is in his hands on technical knowledge of construction, and knack for deciphering a project scope from the earliest stages of development. His passion for technology and zeal to be on the cutting edge of innovation empowers him to bring expertise in quality control and technical guidance to the project managers at Hereva.


Chris’s experience in Construction Management dates to early days of his career, when he was a subcontractor. During this time, his passion for technology led him to start his own computer business on the side, where many of his clients were the general contractors for who he used to subcontract. This technical knowledge as well as his fundamental expertise in construction led quickly to career advancement as a Construction Manager for several leading general contracting firms. His experience and in depth MEP knowledge have been key factors in building an extensive list of successful projects.

Hereva Projects:

  • Affinivax
  • Athena Health, Watertown, MA
  • Atlantic Medicinal Partners
  • Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
  • Codiak Biosciences, Cambridge, MA
  • Emulate Inc., Boston, MA
  • Flagship Pioneering, Cambridge, MA
  • Foundation Medicine, Cambridge, MA
  • iRobot Corporation, Bedford, MA
  • Kaleido Biosciences, Lexington, MA
  • Mansfield Bio Incubator
  • Moderna Therapeutics, Norwood, MA
  • Ohana Biosciences, Cambridge, MA
  • Ribon Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA
  • Rome Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA
  • Sanofi Genzyme, Framingham, MA
  • ThermoFisher Scientific, West Hills, CA
  • Upsher Smith, Minneapolis, MN
  • Verve Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA



Past Experience:

Chris’s impressive career has focused primarily on life science & technology construction projects. Through his in depth technical knowledge and hands on experience, as well as dedication to his clients and their projects, Chris has amassed an extensive client list.

  • Metropolitan Storage 134 Massachusetts Avenue
  • MIT 233 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Forest City
  • Sermo
  • Whitehead Institute
  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals
  • Cereon Genomics
  • Novartis
  • 640 Memorial Drive Animal Care Facility
  • 45 Sidney Street Animal Care Facility
  • Alkermes
  • Amgen
  • 675 West Kendall Street
  • Boston Biomedical Research Institute
  • The Broad Institute
  • Takeda Oncology
  • 320 Bent Street
  • 270 Albany Street
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Novartis
  • MIT
  • MIT Real Estate
  • MIT Investment Management Company
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
  • Foundation Medicine
  • Mass General Hospital
  • Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • 3m
  • Millennium Partners
  • Momenta
  • Repligen
  • ThermoKing
  • Biogen
  • Quest diagnostics
  • Bioverativ
  • Agilent technologies
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Invicro
  • Biomed realty
  • Alexandria Real estate trust
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Wyeth
  • Digital Equipment Corp
  • Shire
  • Cubist
  • Charles River Laboratories
  • Agios Pharmaceuticals
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals
  • AVEO Oncology
  • Eleven Biotherapeutics
  • Fog Pharmaceuticals
  • Idera Pharmaceuticals
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Education and Professional Activities:

  • University of New Hampshire, Construction Management concentration
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology, Construction Management
  • In depth software knowledge: Navisworks, MS Access, MS Project, MS Office Professional Suite, Bluebeam and other OSTO applications, Visual Basic, AutoCAD, Revit
  • Chris also has a deep love and respect for the ocean. He is a boat captain, safety swimmer and scuba instructor with over 1,500 dives under his belt.
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