Ben Gonzalez, EMBA, RA, LEED AP
Vice President, Director of Health, Middle East and North Africa

“Architecture is about people. Effective communication and strong relationships create successful projects.”


About Ben

Ben, whose 16-year career in project practice leadership and client relationship management has spanned major award-winning health schemes in the Middle East and the United States, is focusing on new health care opportunities, as well as delivering large complex projects that HKS is currently developing in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Living in the Middle East since 2008, Ben has an understanding of the local culture and comprehends the challenges in delivering health care projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan. His goal is to assist in increasing HKS’ brand exposure in the region by developing unique solutions for our clients and continuing to build a substantial track record of delivering projects that achieve sustainable change.

Professional credentials
Registered Architect: Illinois
U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional

Education
Executive Master of Business Administration, Hult International Business School
Bachelors of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign