Dr. Hisham Mahmoud, Global President and CEO of Golder

Hisham Mahmoud

Global President & CEO

Dr. Hisham Mahmoud is the Global President & CEO of Golder, a leading global engineering and consulting firm operating across the Mining, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Power sectors, with over $1 billion in annual revenues.

Dr. Mahmoud has had a successful career building and leading engineering, consulting and construction businesses of regional and global scale. Since joining Golder in 2015 as the first externally appointed CEO in the company’s nearly 60 year history, Dr. Mahmoud has led the company through challenging times with an inspiring vision for the future. Today, Golder is stronger than ever and occupies a uniquely differentiated position in the industry as one of its largest specialized, global, employee-owned companies.

Prior to joining Golder, Dr. Mahmoud led SNC-Lavalin’s global infrastructure business. He joined SNC-Lavalin to turn around its largest division with over $4 billion in annual revenues, at a time when the company was dealing with significant legal challenges. Under his leadership, the business was successfully restructured, pursuing and capturing some of Canada’s largest infrastructure projects.

His other positions included serving as President of AMEC’s global Environment & Infrastructure and Emerging Markets (Growth Regions) businesses and holding leadership positions in URS Corporation and its legacy companies, Dames & Moore and Woodward Clyde.

Dr. Mahmoud earned a Ph.D. and MSE in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University, and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Qatar. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona.


United States

Ph.D. and MSE in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University

BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Qatar

Registered Professional Engineer, Arizona