Ali has a master’s degree in Chemical and Petroleum – Refining Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA and a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemical Engineering from KFUPM. He has 34 Years diverse experience in Oil, Gas and Refining Industry.
Held various capacities as Principal Professional, Director of International Joint Ventures. Headed Capital Planning Divisions, R&D Divisions, various Engineering and Operations managerial roles. Taught professional engineers: Refining Economics Courses and Petroleum Refining Processes Courses. Mentored Engineering Specialists and professionals. Chaired conferences technical and scientific committees and chaired technical sessions at World Petroleum Congress and others.