Executive Bios 

Dr. Hisham Mahmoud, PE

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mahmoud’s career spans more than 30 years in the engineering and construction industry. Throughout his distinguished career, he has built a reputation as a highly regarded thought leader, culture builder, and an accomplished strategist that consistently delivers extraordinary results.

In addition to his role as Chairman and CEO of Qualus, Dr. Mahmoud continues to serve as Non-executive Chairman of the Board of Cumming Group – an industry-leading international project management and cost consulting firm.  He most recently served as the Global President and CEO of Golder, a leading global engineering and consulting firm with more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue, 7,500 employees, and 150+ offices globally.  Prior to his tenure at Golder, Dr. Mahmoud held executive leadership roles at several industry-leading companies, including President of the $4.5-billion global infrastructure division of SNC-Lavalin, Group President at AMEC, and Group General Manager at URS.  Dr. Hisham Mahmoud is a registered Professional Engineer and earned a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University.


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