Born and raised in Alexandria,Egypt. Mahmoud has participated in many civic engagement projects and international leadership programs. In 2015, he was selected as a role model for youth in the MENA region during MEPI Alumni conference in Morocco by the US State Department. He also represented the Egyptian delegation in Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) in Macedonia. Currently, he is pursuing his masters degree in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy in France after being awarded a scholarship by the European Commission.