Mansoor has a degree from the University of North London, a Masters degree and a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science, London. After his studies, Mansoor took up a career in International Politics and Development working for International non-governmental organisations, development consultancies, governments and the United Nations across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Mansoor managed and delivered £multi-million projects in some of the toughest environments around the world including Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya. These projects aimed to support the development of war-torn or transitional societies. Mansoor also helps run his own successful property company with his wife Kate. Mansoor recently completed his first Ironman 70.3 in Weymouth in 2017. He was coached by the Tri Fit’s coaches.