Retd Sqn. Ldr with the Pakistan Air Force, he served the forces for over 15 years and worked in different fields, such as Administrative, Human Resource Development, and Operations etc. After his service in Pak Air Force, he served in leading roles in various companies e.g. Shaukat Khanam, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority, First Capital, Technology upgradation and Skill Development Company.
At PSDF, Ali has setup office infrastructure of the company in Lahore and Bahawalpur. He developed HR Rules, Regulations, Policies and Job Descriptions. He also worked on the compensation structures, performance management, and training & development plans. He quickly became known as a leader and was given the opportunity to lead PSDF as Chief Operating Officer.