Mahmood Takolia is an Associate Director at Arup and serves as an internal Trustee on the AET board. Mahmood has a bachelors degree in Business Administration from UNISA and graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with a BSc Honours in Digital Design and Innovation. Mahmood has been involved in cricket development for boys and girls from under privileged communities for many years. He serves as the Chairman of Marks Park Cricket Club as well as on other committees involved in cricket development at the Central Gauteng Lions Cricket Board. Mahmood is passionate about youth development and helping youngsters realize their potential. Mahmood brings his experience in IT and business administration, youth development coaching and interest in helping students to the Arup Education Trust Board.