Corporate Director of Design and Construction, Partners HealthCare
John Messervy AIA is an architect and the Corporate Director of Design and Construction for Partners HealthCare, Boston, a 12-hospital, 80,000 employee network that includes the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, primary teaching hospitals of the Harvard Medical School. In this capacity, John is responsible for Partner’s multi-year facility planning program and their large-scale construction projects. John also manages Partners energy conservation and procurement activities including their initiative to be net carbon positive by 2025. John co-chairs Partners resiliency master plan initiative with Dr. Paul Biddinger, Vice Chairman of the MGH Emergency Department and Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness for Partners.
Climate change is influencing the intensity and patterns of weather events creating new and or increased threats for healthcare facilities. Health care facilities know they must improve resilience in order to continue routine health care services and care for the newly sick and injured during times of crisis. Unfortunately, many organizations rely on historical data […]