Dr. Al Mahari holds a PhD in Archeology with a specialization in Archeological conservation, Faculty of Archeology – Cairo University. He works for the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities since 2001. He is responsible for managing and preserving archaeological sites and conducting studies and archaeological excavations in the Department of Antiquities and Museums. He published and presented many scientific papers and lectures locally and globally on the ancient history and archaeology of Bahrain, the results of archaeological excavations and the conservation of archaeological sites in Bahrain.
Dr. Salman Al-Mahari published a book entitled (Archaeological Sites in the Kingdom of Bahrain: Problems and Challenges) in 2009. The book (Preserving Historic Buildings, Publications of the ICCROM Center Sharjah) in 2018, as well as the book (Islamic Funerary Inscriptions in Bahrain, Brill Publishing House) in English, 2018).