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MSCEB

Our History

Since its inception in 1970, MSCEB has been contributing to the overall growth of the Kingdom’s infrastructure, the aspirations of Mohammed Salahuddin and Thamer Salahuddin holds true to this day; to deliver quality projects through expertise, innovation and design excellence.

In the year of 1970 a young Architect by the name of Mohamed Salahuddin started his career in the field of Architecture and Engineering, His career first started off by solely designing a building that was constructed within a year. In that same year, Mr. Salahuddin set up his first office in Manama opposite to Salahuddin building.

Mission

We aim to provide consistent world-class Architectural and Engineering consultancy services and continuously improve our processes while supporting our employees’ growth.

Vision

To become the benchmark for providing world-class Architectural & Engineering services to our clients in Bahrain and create the best Architectural value for our clients.

Values

“Quality is our tradition” is not just a slogan. It’s an aspiration that we live by and strive to achieve every day at MSCEB.

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The Board of Directors

Mohamed Salahuddin

Chairman

Thamer Salahuddin

Managing Director & Vice Chairman of The Board

Ebrahim Salahuddin

Board Member

Zain Salahuddin

Board Member

The Board of Directors

The Team

Our dedicated multi-cultural team of professionals is our most valuable asset. The combination of our diverse talents, cultural backgrounds and our extensive professional experience enables our team to consistently provide innovative, efficient and cost effective solutions. With over four and a half decades of exceptional service and progress MSCEB has built a reputation for top quality and unrivaled performance.

“MSCEB is a passionate Bahraini architectural engineering firm, that has designed many landmark projects over its 54-year history, with passion, quality, and value in mind. We are an experienced professional firm that is familiar with our vernacular market and our client’s needs.”

Mohamed SalahuddinChairman - MSCEB

Arch. Thamer Salahuddin

Managing Director

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| Educational Qualification

B.S. in Architecture
University of Bahrain

| About

Mr. Salahuddin began his professional career in 2004 as an architect and is currently appointed as Managing Director at MSCEB in 2017. From the start of his career up to now; he took the role of designing and directing a wide range of projects in numerous sectors, including residential, commercial, mosques, auto-motive rooms, fuel stations and mixed-use projects.

In his capacity as Managing Director and Head of Architecture at MSCEB, Mr. Salahuddin prioritizes three key factors; quality, creativity and transparency in both management and design. He emphasizes consistency in his approach, while also embracing a philosophy of sustainability throughout the firms’ operations.

Mr. Salahuddin is a three-time International Property Award winner in the Arab region- being awarded in 2019 for Best Public Service Architecture for Ibn Khuldoon National School, in 2020 for Best Mixed-Use Architecture for the First Energy Bank development, and in 2022 within the category of Commercial High-Rise Architecture for the Future Generations Reserve Tower.

As a member of the Bahrain Society of Engineers and the recipient of the distinguished Bahrain Engineer Award in 2019, Mr. Salahuddin advocates the belief that every building tells a unique story, and that architects possess a distinctive perspective on the world. At MSCEB, clients are taken on an immersive journey that enables them to view architecture and design through the lens of a seasoned professional.

Arch. Sushil Kher

Executive Director

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| Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Architecture,
Chandigarh Collage of Architecture, Punjab University, India
Graduated in 1980

| Years of Experience

42 Years total and 33 years with MSCEB

| About

Sushil Kher, a graduate of Chandigarh College of Architecture, India, has been with the firm since January 1989 with an overall working experience of 42 years. He took charge of MSCEB’s Gudaibiya Office as Projects Director in 2001 after initially working in the organization at various levels as Architect, Sr. Architect, Project Manager, Team Leader etc. for the preceding 13 years until year 2001. He now holds the position of Executive Director at MSCEB. As an Executive Director, Sushil is responsible for all Managerial, Technical, Financial and Administrative functions for the smooth functioning of the day to day activities of the office.

Ahmed Salahuddin

Associate – Admin & Finance

Eng. T.M.Karthikeyan

Director – Contracts

Eng. Robin Mathew

Director – Construction Administration

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| Educational Qualification

B.Tech. (Civil Engg.)

| Years of Experience

34 Year

| About

Robin leads the Construction Administration Dept. at MSCEB and has more than 34 years of professional experience in Project Management, Construction/Contract Administration and Project Supervision in various capacities Department Director, Project Manager. He has a broad experience of working with clients in various countries in the Middle East with experience in the delivery of projects adopting standard operating procedures to promote uniformity and efficiency. His team ensures that the works are executed as per the Drawings and Specifications and the Contract is administered in accordance with the Conditions of Contract.

His experience of working closely with owners, architects, consultants, contractors and other stakeholder groups within the Middle East offers an invaluable understanding of the potential challenges that projects can face in the region. The Projects completed and delivered under his leadership includes Corporate, Hospitality, Residential, Industrial, Institutional, Automotive, Mixed use, Retail, Mosques, Sports, Fuel Stations, and others.

Arch. Viken Mahserejian

Director – Architecture

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| Educational Qualification

B.Sc. Architectural Engineering
LEED Green Associate, QSAS, PMP

| Years of Experience

25 Years

| About

A 24-year career working in GCC in Architecture and Planning industry, having accomplished a record 420-project completions. With an extensive background in management, design, architecture, and urban planning, handling multidisciplinary teams to deliver work throughout all stages of the creative process. Asserting my team to analyze, strategize, evaluate, and implement with a balance of creativity and methodology.

Eng. Sebastian Kasjan

Director – MEP

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| Educational Qualification

Master of Engineering (Mgr Inz/ MEng)

CEng MIEI, Engineers Ireland (Chartered Engineer),

EC CEng,

CIBSE Member (Chartered Engineer),

Certificate, Environmental Construction Engineering, University College of Aarhus, Denmark,

APMP – Association for Project Management (Qualified Project Manager)

CRPEP: A

| Years of Experience

19 Years

| About

Sebastian Kasjanis a Chartered Engineer with Master of Engineering degree and over 18 years professional experience in building services.
He has been involved in hundreds of projects to date of different types but mostly large scale and complex designs of Healthcare, Hospitality, Municipal and Commercial facilities, including design and commissioning of large Data Centres and multi phased “live” building refurbishments and project construction budgets up to 1,4 billion BHD. His project portfolio includes projects completed in Europe and Middle East, North Africa regions and he is familiar with various international standards (ie. ASHRAE, CIBSE, Building Regulations, British Standards, BSRIA, HVCA, HTM, HBN, HFN, Saudi Building Codes, International Codes by International Codes Council, NFPA).

| Area of Expertise

MEP, PM/BM, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Water Services, Heating Systems, Waste & Sewers, Central Heating, Medical Gases, Sustainable Design, throughout all the design stages.
Currently he is leading the MEP department and is responsible for its commercial and technical performance and growth and digitalization.

Arch. Ahmed Omer

Senior Associate Director – Architecture

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| Educational Qualification

Master’s degree in architecture from Moscow Architectural Institute in 1996.
Bachelor’s Degree in architecture from Moscow Architectural Institute in 1994.
Diploma in Civil Engineering from Technical Institute in Aden, Yemen in 1986.

| Years of Experience

29 Years

| About

3 years experience in Yemen as an assistant architect and 26 years experience in Bahrain with MSCEB starting from Architect and growing into Associate Director responsible for managing teams and projects from inception till completion and handing over.

Arch. Girish Punnen

Associate Director – Architecture

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| Educational Qualification

B. Arch

| Years of Experience

28 Years

Eng. Dessy Philip

Associate Director – MEP

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| Educational Qualification

MS in Building Services Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)

LEED AP (BD+C)

PMP: Project Management Professional (PMI)

CFPS: Certified Fire Protection Specialist (NFPA)

| Years of Experience

26 Years

| About

Specialized in the design of Mechanical Building services entailing HVAC, Plumbing and Drainage and Firefighting with special emphasis on Sustainability.
Has been involved in design and management of medium to large size projects, including hospitality, commercial, residential, retails projects. Also experienced in design and implementation of retail fuel stations in Bahrain.
Manage the administrative, technical, and commercial aspects of the Mechanical, Plumbing and Fire section of the MEP department.
Active member of technical organizations. Served as President of the ASHRAE Bahrain Chapter for two society years from 2019-20 and 2021-22 Has been instrumental in raising the bar of technical awareness among engineers on the island.

Eng. Shaji Kottachery

Associate Director – MEP

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| Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)

PMP : Project Management Professional (PMI)

LEED GA

| Years of Experience

26 Years

| About

An experienced and qualified engineer with professional experience in the construction industry for last 25 years
A strong background in d<esign, design management, construction supervision and project management.
Knowledge base includes Electrical systems, ELV systems, sustainability solutions and other MEP building services for projects within a built environment.
Experience of working on sophisticated designs of large and medium scale projects in Hospitality, Commercial, Banking, Residential and Health care industry.
Responsible for managing the administrative, technical, and commercial aspects of the Electrical and ELV section of the MEP department.

Arch. Praful Dhar

Associate Director- Architecture

Eng. Mohammed Zuberi

Associate Director – Civil & Structural

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| Educational Qualification

M.Sc. Engg. (Civil)

| Years of Experience

20 Years

| About

Rashid is a highly dedicated and technically competent structures engineer with 30 years of postgraduate experience gained in theKingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and India.
Rashid has significant experience in the middle east market allowing him to be involved in some of the most complex and exciting projects in the region. Rashid is a core member of the Structural Department, and he has been with MSCEB since 2007 and has design and managed large-scale Commercial, Residential, Institutional, and Industrial projects.
In addition to mentoring and providing technical guidance to the young engineers his Primary role is to prepare fee proposal, Structural Concept design, detailed design review, Carry out QA/QC and Value Engineering of projects, Structural investigation & assessment of existing structures and Post Contract Services.

Arch. Haider Al Noaimi

Associate Director – Public Relations

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| Educational Qualification

Diploma degree in architecture engineering from University of Bahrain in 2000.
BSc degree in architecture engineering from University of Bahrain in 2003.

| Years of Experience

19 Years

| About

Registered in The Council for Regulating the Practice of Engineering Professions (CRPEP) in Kingdom of Bahrain as a Category A Engineer. Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Saudi Council of Engineers in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Member in Bahrain Society Of Engineers.

Arch. Dave Resurreccion

Associate – Architecture

Eng. Vijay Kumar

Associate- Construction Administration

Eng. Rasesh Sharma

Associate – Construction Administration

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| Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering-Civil

| Years of Experience

40 Years

| About

Extensive experience in post contract administration of multi disciplines large projects and leading the team to achieve the common objective.

Eng. Joji Thomas

Associate- Construction Administration

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| Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Architecture (B’ Arch)

| Years of Experience

22 Years

| About

The Major Post Contract Projects Administered with MSCEB are;

  • Al NASEEM Gated Community at Diyar Al Muharraq consists of Villas, Community Center and other Multi facilities with Canal and Infrastructure.
  • Al SIDRA Villa Community Project at Diyar Al Muharraq for Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment.
  • SAFEYA ALI KANOO HUB FOR ART AND HANDICRAFTS at Tubli.
  • AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT (PHASE 2) at Diyar Al Muharraq consists of Villas, Mosque and Community Centre.
  • RIFFA VIEWS at Riffa consists of Golf Course, Villas, International School and Mosques.

Eng. Xavier Rex

Associate (Sr. Resident Engineer)

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| Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Master In Business Administration (Finance)

| Years of Experience

30 Years

| About

He joined MSCEB in 2007. The individual is an experienced leader who can easily adapt to any difficult circumstances. Under the CA department, he oversaw projects worth around BD 200 million. Some of the noteworthy projects that have been accomplished during his tenure as Resident Engineer are: – the Riffa Views Project (International School, Golf Course & Park Villas), Survey & Land Registration Bureau (SLRB), Banader Hotels (Downtown Rotana) & Al Sahel Hotel & Resort (Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort & Spa),  The clients have given great feedback and appreciation for our ability to deliver high-quality work in a timely manner. They were all marked up as landmark buildings in the Country. He is well-versed with FIDIC Conditions of Contract, BS Codes, International Standards and Statutory Rules and Regulations.

Arch. Sindu Thomas

Associate – Architecture

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| Educational Qualification

B. Arch (Bachelors in Architecture)

M. Plan (Masters in Town & Country Planning)

| Years of Experience

26 Years

| About

More than 26 years of experience in the construction industry in a variety of roles in the design and construction of office buildings, hospitality projects, expansive residential developments along with exclusive and luxurious private residences in Bahrain and India.

Ability to take a design through design development to detailed design, tender and construction documentation whilst considering Client’s requirements, structural and MEP feasibilities, market trends and most importantly an insistence on not losing the desired spatial qualities and initial concept design.

Design leader, leading the team in day-to-day activities on all projects with a personal approach throughout the entire project process.

Skilled in leading a multi-disciplined team to achieve the program and budget with seamless construction documentation including distinct attention to design excellence, build quality and construction methodology.

Raeda Saleh

Manager – Human Resource

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| Educational Qualification

Diploma in Business Administration

Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management (SHRM)

| Years of Experience

28 Years

Hemant Surve

Manager – IT

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| Educational Qualification

Bachelor Of Science – Information Technology

| Years of Experience

25 Years

| About

Over 25 years of total experience in Managing IT Infrastructure and IT Security portfolio. Experienced in setting up and managing IT operations within a variety of domains such as the Banking & Financial sector, Retail and FMCG sector, Entertainment industry, Engineering and Consultancy sector, etc.

Baburaj.tn

Financial Controller

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| Educational Qualification

Chartered Accountant (CPA)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

| Years of Experience

20 Years

| About

Indian Chartered Accountant (CPA) with more than 20 Years of experience in Finance/Accounting/Financial Reporting/Taxation/Auditing.

The Team

Our dedicated multi-cultural team of professionals is our most valuable asset. The combination of our diverse talents, cultural backgrounds and our extensive professional experience enables our team to consistently provide innovative, efficient and cost effective solutions. With over four and a half decades of exceptional service and progress MSCEB has built a reputation for top quality and unrivaled performance.

“MSCEB is a passionate Bahraini architectural engineering firm, that has designed many landmark projects over its 54-year history, with passion, quality, and value in mind. We are an experienced professional firm that is familiar with our vernacular market and our client’s needs.”

Mohamed SalahuddinChairman - MSCEB

Clients and Partners

Awards and Certifications