Shahab Albahar

Principal Management Consultant
Shahab works as a principal management consultant at M2. He is completing his terminal Ph.D. degree in Urban and Environmental Planning at the University of Virginia. Prior to joining M2, Shahab was a principal consultant at in-maginative, an education-focused consulting group, where he mentored over 200 college applicants obtain admission to top-ranked graduate programs at U.S. institutions since 2015. Shahab is a trained architect and landscape architect having received his Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012 and a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University in 2015. Originally from Kuwait, he returned to his hometown in 2015 where he taught undergraduate courses at Kuwait University’s College of Architecture before commencing his doctoral studies in 2017.
In his free time, Shahab enjoys painting, art exhibits, horseback riding, and mostly, exploring other cultures through travel.