Patrick Gallagher

Chief Executive Officer

Patrick is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, most of it focused on the research and technology sectors. He specializes in client representation and project management services.  Patrick has a deep understanding of the unique needs of life science companies, and he knows the importance of maintaining operations, even during construction. An expert in the requirements of facilities, services and contractual requirements, especially when it comes to cGMP manufacturing. Pat has extensive experience helping clients choose the right site for their businesses.

Strengths include:

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • In-depth understanding of construction principles
  • Expert in contract analysis
  • Expert in facilities requirements
  • Wide range of skills in lifecycle costing, cost management and project delivery
  • Thorough knowledge of design and operations from owner’s brief to building handover
  • Understands the needs and requirements of Life Science companies
  • Extensive knowledge building world class cGMP facilities 

Brings to Hereva:

Patrick founded Hereva Consultants with the goal of understanding client’s needs, representing their best interests and making their vision a reality.  As CEO of the firm, he maintains a direct relationship with our clients to ensure complete and dedicated service.  He has the ability to balance fast response time and internal customer service– all while keeping the client’s financial goals and corporate values at the forefront.

Adept at communicating with all levels of the organization Patrick manages his client’s needs and ensures the timely flow of information between owner, designer and construction team.  His focus is on managing the owner’s program while maintaining cost and schedule throughout the design, construction, relocation and start-up of building operations.


Patrick’s construction experience began in MEP engineering and his in-depth understanding of construction principles quickly led him into project management. Working as a contractor and a consultant, he gained experience in construction operations, including the contractual and administrative requirements of a project.  Prior to forming Hereva, Patrick was Director of Operations of the Boston office for an international project management consulting firm. As such, he was responsible for all business operations, client relations and staff development. Working on diverse projects, he developed a wide range of lifecycle costing and project delivery skills. Patrick demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the design and operations from owner brief to building handover.

Hereva Projects:

  • Moderna, Norwood, MA
  • Alnylam, Norton, MA
  • Alnylam, UK
  • Faze Medicines, Cambridge, MA
  • Foundation Medicine, Cambridge, MA
  • Generation Bio, Cambridge, MA

Past Projects:

  • Amgen AMA Phase 4, Cambridge, MA
  • Boehringer Ingelheim, Bracknell, UK
  • Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, MA
  • Genzyme gNOC, Northborough, MA
  • Genzyme, Beijing, PRC
  • Novartis MDx Facility, Cambridge, MA
  • Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA
  • Takeda/Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

Major Project Experience:

Patrick worked closely with Global Capital Projects managing multiple expansion projects for an innovative, burgeoning life science technology company. The project was in April 2016.  Patrick managed all aspects of delivery for these mission critical, fast-tracked projects.

Prior, he acted as owner’s representative during the highly technical and challenging construction of a fast-track 250,000 sf high-rise corporate headquarters expansion for a major biotech research firm located in Cambridge, MA. Patrick also worked directly with the RE planning and user groups to manage the resulting restack and relocation of 800 employees and their associated workspaces.

Education and Professional Activities:

  • Bachelors of Science (Hons) — Cost Management of Building Engineering Services, UK, 1999
  • BTec Higher National Diploma – Building Engineering Services (Commercial), UK, 1994
  • BTec National Diploma – Building Engineering Services (Commercial), UK, 1992
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