- CEO of Zuhair Fayez Partnership Consultants
M. Al Assaf received his degree in Civil Engineering followed by master’s in Engineering Management from Saint Martins University, Washington, USA. Engr. Al Assaf was the first Arab Engineer who became chartered Engineer from the United Kingdom. He has attended several professional training courses in KSA and abroad mainly in the USA, UK, UAE, Bahrain, Germany & etc.
He has an extensive 30+ years of industry experience. Prior to joining ZFP, Engr. Al Assaf was working for Ministry of Interior – Projects Department & the USA Corps of Engineers. Since the last 29 years, he has been leading one of the largest local Architectural and Engineering firm of Saudi Arabia. During his professional journey, he has delivered state of the art solutions to local and regional construction industry. His professional leadership approach is based on standards and norms that deliver value, innovation and sustainability with affordability to its clients, while promoting local and regional content.
Working with almost all major government sector entities including ministries, municipalities, govt departments and authorities in realizing mega projects of diversified nature, he has an in depth understanding of the local and regional architectural and construction industry needs. Under his leadership ZFP has now engaged in the giga projects under the KSA Vision 2030. These include NEOM, Qiddiya and Red Sea projects.
Zuhair Fayez Partnership is one of the leading companies and most established Architectural, Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering Information System, Manpower supply, Municipality services & studies and Information Technology Consultants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with more than 47 years of professional experience in the local, regional and international market since it was created in 1975. The current organizational structure comprises of the following main divisions: Design, Municipal Projects and Construction Management & Site Supervision Services.
Zuhair Fayez Partnership employs high caliber professionals and support staff executing the consultancy services to the highest degree of professionalism. Hundreds of projects already constructed,many have received regional and international awards and citations.
The organization headquarter is in Riyadh and the regional headquarter in Jeddah with branch offices in Dammam, Madinah, Makkah and Cairo.
In January 1996, Zuhair Fayez Partnership was awarded the first ISO 9001 + TickIT quality certification as an Architectural, Engineering and Information Technology Consultant in the Middle East.
Zuhair Fayez Partnership provides professional services in:
• Architectural & Engineering Design and Planning
• Construction Management & Site Supervision
• Interior Design
• Master Planning
• PMO & Project Management
• Engineering Information Systems (EIS)
• Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
• Maintenance Management Systems (MMS)
• Infrastructure & Transportation
• Manpower supply
• Municipality Services and Studies
• Authority Approvals / Shop Drawings / HSE
Achievements / Recognition
International Construction Management Firms Awards
ENR Top 20 Construction Mgmt. (2021, 2020 & 2019)
• 2021 Rank # 11
• 2020 Rank # 12
• 2019 Rank # 20
International Design Firms Award ENR Top 225 Design Firms Award (2021,2020 & 2019)
• 2021 Rank # 101
• 2020 Rank # 131
• 2019 Rank # 169
• Best Consultant for Ministry of Housing (2021 & 2020 ).