Dr. Mohammed Abdullah BenSaleh was born in AlRas in Saudi Arabia. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Faculty of Engineering, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia (1974), he went to land of opportunities- USA. There he gained master’s degree in Architecture from Harvard High School of Design, Harvard University (1977). In 1980 he took a PhD from Faculty of Architecture and Planning, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Dr. Mohammed Abdullah BenSaleh is the founder and chairman of MBS Engineering Consultants. Founded in Riyadh, it is now a well known consulting company in Saudi Arabia. Under his supervision and guidance, in a short span of time, the company has been responsible for a strikingly wide range of work, from urban master plans, public infrastructure, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and product design.

He served a number of important positions including Professor of the Department of Architecture and Planning, King Saud University, Riyadh. He also served the prestigious post of Director of Faculty of Architecture and Planning, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.