Mr. Ali is currently the Director General of the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology, Republic of Maldives. He is also the appointed board member of the SAARC Energy Centre since 2009. With over 20 years of experience in the energy sector, Mr. Ali plays a crucial role in the planning and development of the Maldives energy sector. He was actively involved in formulating the Maldives energy policies and strategies including the Maldives National Energy Policy and Strategy and Maldives Scaling Up Renewable Energy Investment Plan.
Mr. Ali completed his undergraduate studies at Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh. He completed Master of Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and Master of Business Administration from Anglia Ruskin University, UK.