Mahmood is an experienced HR practitioner and HR Consultant with substantial and proven experience of working at a strategic level. His first HR role was in 1990 in a global mobility team supporting expatriate staff on assignments across 225 sites, in 110 countries.
He has worked in 33 countries to date in a range of capacities e.g. as an expatriate in Bangladesh, Ghana and Malaysia, on long-term projects in India, Peru and Zambia and in a consultancy role in places that can be described as difficult and dangerous through to idyllic and amazing. Prior to joining the teaching ranks at Acacia, Mahmood taught part-time on CIPD Level 3 and Level 5 HR modules for many years in Central London.
Mahmood is currently employed by Saferworld as Head of People and Culture to lead the HR function across twenty countries, many of which suffer from violent conflict. He also teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate academic courses at the Claude Littner Business School as well as acting as an Academic Supervisor to a diverse range of students.