Ali is a Partner in charge of Business Developpment in the GCC region and the Levant.
Prior to joining Quilvest, Ali was Senior Vice President at Middle East Capital Group, a regional investment bank, heading the organization’s capital markets and fund raising activities.
Ali started his career in 1986 at the Saudi French Bank, the Saudi affiliate of Banque IndoSuez. Following a year in the credit department, Ali moved to the Bank’s treasury and capital market department, and became a trader in the Foreign Exchange and Forward Currencies markets. In 1988 he moved to London with Saudi International Bank, in the forward currency trading unit and then in the asset management department as an Assistant Investment Manager, focusing on commodities based companies in the Canadian and Australian equity markets. In 1994, Ali rejoined the Saudi French Bank to head its Private Banking Department, in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia.
Ali is a graduate of the George Washington University, Washington DC.