Dr. Mahmoud is an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Director of Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business and Economics, Qatar University.
He has a PhD in Taxation Policy from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia in 2011. Whilst studying, he has worked as an Associate Lecturer of Economics at the School of Economics, UNSW, teaching a variety of economic courses, namely macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative analysis. He has a Master degree in Taxation Policy and Management from Keio University (Tokyo- Japan) in 2004, as a World Bank Scholar from April 2002 to March 2004. He held a position as a Tax Officer with the Egyptian Tax Authority since 1995 to date (currently on unpaid leave). Dr. Mahmoud has published a number of publications, book, book chapters and articles in referred international journals in the areas of taxation and development.