Maureen McDonough is both an engineer and an attorney with 30 years of experience in program management and the delivery of complex capital projects focusing on procurement, development and negotiation of contracts, risk management and dispute resolution. Over the course of her career, she has been significantly involved in three multi-billion dollar capital improvement programs including the Boston Harbor Clean-up for the Massachusetts Port Authority, the Renovation of Logan Airport for the Massachusetts Port Authority and the Allston Development for Harvard University.
Maureen is currently the Senior Director of Administration Strategies for Planning and Project Management at Harvard University. HPPM provides Capital Planning, Campus Planning and Project Management Services at the University.
Prior to joining Harvard, Maureen was an Assistant Director in the Capital Programs Department at the Massachusetts Port Authority for ten years. During that time, Maureen participated on the Construction Reform Commission in Massachusetts, which was responsible for implementing the most sweeping changes in Massachusetts construction law for many decades.
Maureen holds a bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk Law School and was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1988. She is the Chair of the Owner's Subforum for AGC of America's BIM Forum and a member of the Board of Directors for AGC of Massachusetts. She is a member of various advisory boards for multiple universities including Northeastern University, WPI, Wentworth Institute and Penn State. Maureen is also an appointed member of the Building Renovation Committee in her hometown of Canton, MA.