Zouheir holds a Master of International Customs Law and Administration and a Bachelor of Law. He has a background in international human rights services, administration law and criminal law, having worked in Australia, Lebanon, Syria and France.

Zouheir was an emergency services volunteer for the Syrian Red Crescent.  Now based in Australia he continues to volunteer with the Australian Red Cross in its Migration Support Programs as an interpreter, translator, English tutor and property assistance manager.