PHE are a team of Engineers, Architects, 3D and interior visualisation specialists supported by a team of trusted partners to provide a complete design solution for residential and commercial projects of varying sizes. We provide design solutions form greenfield site to full completion and our 3D and interior visualisation services enable our clients to see the completed projects before they even start on site.

Padraic Hession


Padraic graduated from NUIG with an honours degree in Civil Engineering in 1997 and immediately commenced employment in private practice. Having developed his skills across a range of residential and commercial project types Padraic then founded Padraic Hession & Associates in March 2006 which then rebranded to become PHE, Engineering & Architecture in 2022.

Andrew Johnson

Senior Engineer

Andrew has over 34 years of experience working in Consulting Engineer’s private practices, or as the sole agent in his own technical consultancy office. His extensive experience is derived from 16 years in Zimbabwe, 1 year in the United Kingdom and the remaining 17 years in Ireland.

Nikki Long

Office Manager

Nikki is a Galway native and joined us in June 2021 as our Office & Accounts Administrator and shortly after was promoted to Office Manager in September 2021. Nikki is responsible for overall facilities, accounts and day to day running of the office.

Nithin Ramamurthy

Civil Engineer

Nithin is a Civil Engineering graduate from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India and achieved his M E (Masters Degree) in Civil Engineering at National University of Ireland, Galway. He has worked with some of the industry’s best contractors during his career as a Site Engineer and Project Control and Planning Engineer.

Nika Bajt

Architect & Interior Designer

Nika has been very creative and interested in arts with a background in art and fashion design. She holds City & Guilds Diploma in CAD and a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Architecture from The Munster Technological University, Cork.

Raquel Moreno Garrido

Civil Engineer

Raquel is a Structural Engineer with 5+ years of experience into the complex world of construction. A graduated of University of Vigo, in Spain, she specialized in structures, hydraulic lines and heating systems, with a Master’s degree specializing in Structural Engineering from the same University.

Vicki Gama


Vicki achieved her bachelor’s degree in Architecture from UCB- Brasilia in 2017 and continues to further her studies here in Ireland having joined PHE in 2019. She is a dynamic Architect with experience in Planning and a background in architectural projects involving residential and commercial developments.

Tara King

Office & Accounts Administrator

With over 10 years’ experience in the financial, manufacturing and beauty sectors, Tara brings a wealth of experience, excelling in customer service and administration. Tara continues to grow her skill set as she is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree.

Jane Doe

Office & Accounts Administrator

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