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Our leaders mentor employee-owners, counsel clients, and share their design voice in their local communities. Learn more about their experience and connect with them below.

Jamal Salem

Jamal Salem

Middle East Region Director Principal
Jamal Salem

Jamal Salem

Middle East Region Director Principal
Jamal is responsible for design and client services throughout the Middle East, leading operations from the 91Ʋ Dubai office. He has practiced extensively in the Middle East, leading the successful delivery of high-profile projects in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. ?
Kevin Gent

Kevin Gent

International Director Senior Principal
Kevin Gent

Kevin Gent

AIA, LEED AP BD+C
International Director Senior Principal
As International Director, Kevin provides guidance to our Dubai and Shanghai offices to improve performance, and strengthen connections between domestic and international teams. He also acts as Enterprise Performance Leader, and is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and managing key metrics across all facets of the firm to optimize processes and deliver efficiencies.
Scott Pryde

Scott Pryde

Design Director Principal
Scott Pryde

Scott Pryde

RIBA ARB
Design Director Principal
Scott leads design for work in the Middle East from the Dubai office. He has a proven track record of leading design teams to deliver large scale international projects. Scott brings a unique and tested project approach with strong leadership and effective communication skills to successfully realize projects. Scott has practiced in the MENA region for over 10 years, leading high-profile projects in Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He has also worked extensively in Europe and Asia with a strong portfolio of both high-end and local community driven projects.
Essam Nabih

Essam Nabih

Business Development Director Principal
Essam Nabih

Essam Nabih

PhD
Business Development Director Principal
Essam builds solid relationships for our Dubai studio. His extensive architectural education, research, and experience as a registered architect equip him as a meaningful client and business partner in the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and around the world. His ability to balance clients' return on investment with design integrity results in notable solutions.
Vaida Buchrotaite

Vaida Buchrotaite

Interior Design Director Principal
Vaida Buchrotaite

Vaida Buchrotaite

Interior Design Director Principal
Vaida leads our Dubai studios interior design team. Her experience spans large-scale developments, high-rise residential towers, and 5-star hotels. Her projects of note include Marriott Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh, Palace Hotel in Sharjah, the former Sheraton Park Tower in London, and Le Meridien Bristol in Warsaw.
Henrique Dias

Henrique Dias

Hospitality Director Principal
Henrique Dias

Henrique Dias

Intl. Assoc. AIA
Hospitality Director Principal
Henrique Dias is the Regional Hospitality Design Director of 91Ʋ in the Middle East, a leading architecture firm. With over 19 years of experience, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the design industry, regionally and globally.
Kirby Zalameda

Kirby Zalameda

Mixed-Use Director Principal
Kirby Zalameda

Kirby Zalameda

Mixed-Use Director Principal
Kirby is a qualified and Registered Architect with over 26 years of experience in the field of architecture and planning in the Middle East, Asia, and North America. His substantial project experience includes residential, workplace, mixed-use, institutional, hospitality, commercial, educational and transportation buildings. In addition to building projects, he is also involved in urban design and master planning.

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