Hernan studied architecture at the School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina graduating with honours in 1996. In 1998 he took Professional Development courses at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and in 2003 received an MSc in Construction Economics and Management from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London. He joined Foster + Partners in 2004 where he worked for 14 years. As a Partner in the practice he was involved in a diverse range of projects and buildings types, from small scale interventions to large infrastructure projects. Since 2018 he is the Head of Architecture, Design and Technology Units at the Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid, leading a team of young architects and designers in the development of innovative and experimental projects and prototypes that actively engage in interdisciplinary thinking in the built environment.