Islam and Liberty Network Foundation
Ali is an economist and public policy expert and author of Economic Shariah- How Islam preaches small government and strong society (forthcoming) and Discord between Social Justice and Economic Freedom in Islam. He is a founding member of the Islam and Liberty Network. He is also the founder of the Policy Research Institute of Market Economy (PRIME) – Pakistan’s leading free-market think tank. Earlier, he has worked as a consultant and trainer for major international development organizations, public sector organizations, and non-profits; he has worked in the government, academia, and the private sector. He has held a Fulbright scholarship, Royal Netherlands Fellowship, and Charles Wallace Fellowship and has master’s degree in Economics, Public Policy and Business Administration. He writes regularly for Express Tribune. Currently, Ali is based in Malaysia where he heads IDEAS and the Islam and Liberty Network Foundation.