Ben Moufid Dekhil

Group CEO and Country Head KSA

With a substantial understanding of the market, an extensive network and hands-on experience, Ben Moufid Dekhil has worked on some of the most significant projects and operating teams across the MENA and ASEAN regions. His work ethic, architecture expertise and business proficiency have allowed him to lead multi-billion projects to success. He has spent decades mastering his craft, and as a result, he offers a unique approach to any project he works on.


Education Details

École d'Architecture de Paris-Conflans
Bachelor Degree in Architecture.

University of Queensland.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing.

University of Queensland.
Enterprise Management, Business Administration and Management Diploma.


Experience Details

Al Qudra Group Holdings - USD 11 Billion investments (1998 - 2000).
His primary responsibilities were collaborating with sector coverage and product partners to deliver solutions for clients and prospects. He was also required to identify and provide financial and advisory solutions, as well as actively managing business development and transaction execution activities with clients. Operating as a critical member of the client coverage team allowed Ben to deepen client relationships, maximize sector penetration, generate revenue, and participate in business development activities, including conferences and industry networking events.

Meinhardt Group - USD 10 Billion investments
Ben formally represented the Meinhardt Group as their Director of Business Development from 2010 to 2016. Then he became their Regional Director until September 2022. Ben was instrumental in overseeing the Group's operations and the planning and implementation of business plans for new market penetration. These responsibilities included handling new job pricings, collaborating with top company executives to set business objectives, establishing strategic partnerships and managing the sales and marketing team. As Meinhardt's Regional Head, Ben also had the privilege of acting as the project lead developer and the consortium leader of 18 Spanish companies for the Makkah Madinah High-Speed Rail in Saudi Arabia - a project valued at USD 10 billion. Additionally, other vital achievements during Ben's tenure within the Meinhardt Group include:

  1. Expanding the company’s Middle East operations from one to eight offices.
  2. Increasing Middle East turnover from USD 1 million to USD 80 million.
  3. Growing the Middle East Team from three to 180 people.
  4. Securing the engineering contracts for the following world-renowned structures:
  5. Burj Al Arab - the tallest hotel in the world
  6. Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world
  7. Dubai Mall - the largest mall in the world

Dutco Group and Vision Transportation Group
Dutco Group is a diverse, multi-faceted organization with operations in various fields, ranging from heavy civil engineering to advanced communication systems and five-star world-class hospitality. Some of their most significant projects include RTA Metro, Expo 2020 Village and Blue Water Island. Afterwards, he started as Executive Director at Vision Transportation Group.

BIC Contracting
He was involved in infrastructure development projects in critical areas around Dubai, such as DIFC, Business Bay, JAFZA and Al Garhoud.