Mairéad Gallagher Morgan
Mairead is a Women in BIM Mentor and the Specialist UK BIM Lead for the Specialist Consulting team at Buro Happold.
Prior to starting her role at Buro Happold, her background was in architecture, having worked both during and prior to her architectural education, for almost 17 years.
Mairead has a substantial amount of experience in the design and technical delivery of architectural projects across a diverse range of sectors including education, defence, justice, commercial architecture, high-end residential, build to rent, retail and interior design. Most recently working for Allford Hall Monaghan Morris for 4 years as a Project BIM Lead and architectural designer, for several commercial projects. This experience has enabled her to gain a varied view of the architecture and construction industry.
Now at Buro Happold, Mairead’s focus is on leading the Specialist Consulting BIM team to develop and innovate the digital, computational and technological capabilities across several disciplines within Specialist Consulting including fire engineering, façade engineering, technology, security and specialist lighting. As well as working as Specialist BIM lead on several unique and complex global projects, and closely collaborating with the wider design teams.
As an ambitious person, now a working mother, she has always strived to go the extra mile, from working throughout her studies and now in later years, adopting ambassador roles. These additional roles have allowed her to gain a varied skillsets and increase her confidence in building relationships, speaking on panels, and being a voice that strives for diversity and inclusion within the AEC industry.