Before co-founding Kinetic Pressure Control, Mr. Gallagher spent the first 5 years of his career as an officer in the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Corps. During this time, Mr. Gallagher led multi-disciplinary engineering organisations of up to 130 people and also served in staff officer roles providing technical advice to senior commanders. During this time Mr. Gallagher commanded teams in supporting military operations, particularly in the field of armored fighting vehicles including the implementation of countermeasures to defeat improvised explosives devices. Mr. Gallagher also acted as the Brigade level engineering design acceptance authority.

Following his time in the Australian Military, Mr. Gallagher went on to become a Project Engineer on Diamond Offshore’s US$2.7 Billion new build 6th generation Drillships project (4 x Drillships). This project was Diamond Offshore’s first ultra-deepwater drillship construction project and was completed in May 2015.

Mr. Gallagher received his Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology. Mr. Gallagher is also a graduate of the Royal Military College – Duntroon and a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia.