Ali has more than 25 years experience in financial services and technology industries. Currently he is Chief Financial Officer of elseco Limited and a member of the elseco Space Underwriting team with responsibility for Space claims. elseco, headquartered in Dubai with offices in London, Paris and Washington DC, is a global leader in Space insurance. As a managing agent and Lloyd’s Coverholder, elseco is supported by over 50 (re) insurance companies writing Space, Aviation and Energy lines of business. Prior to elseco, Ali headed Lazard Middle East where he led a number of M&A and debt advisory mandates. Before Lazard, Ali worked at Mobile Satellite Ventures, specifically on their next generation hybrid satellite-terrestrial communications network and America Online as General Manager for the Wireless Broadband Group and Executive Director, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Development. Started career at McKinsey & Co and worked at Morgan Stanley and Warburg Pincus. BA in Finance and BSc. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania; MBA, Harvard Graduate School of Business School; AM in Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Advisory Group Member, Space Sustainability Rating, a WEF initiative to mitigate Space debris.