Ben Gonzales

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.


To those wanting to make an impact with design, HKS is the architect where focused people consistently deliver the extraordinary.

We are passionate, knowing that people live, work, play and inhabit the spaces and places we imagine and envision for our clients. We are responsive, understanding that we are in a service business and the vision is that of our clients – never of ours alone. We are global, creating exceptional spaces across the globe through our connected network of offices and people. We are one, with tremendous talent across a wide spectrum of expertise, believing that the value of talent, experience and knowledge is multiplied when shared. We are thorough, balancing extraordinary design with technical expertise and construction administration backgrounds for streamlined, on-time, within-budget projects.

We are HKS. We create places that enhance the human experience. Each and every day.