Non-executive Director (British)
Ali has a Masters degree in Economics for Development from Oxford University and in Economic History from the London School of Economics, as well as a BCom (Hons) degree from the University of Pretoria. Ali represents the investors’ interests of Actis, the global private equity fund and majority shareholder of Paycorp. He joined in 2010, and has been instrumental in several transactions across emerging markets. He is also the Sector Lead for financial services transactions in Africa and a Director of Upstream.
Prior to Actis, Ali worked for OC&C Strategy Consultants in London and New York before becoming the lead Strategy Consultant for FirstRand Bank in Johannesburg.