Ahsan Ali, Director of Credit, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development
Ahsan Ali is a seasoned risk professional, with a unique blend of experience across commercial banking, consumer banking and development finance. Over the last 18 years Ahsan has worked in multiple disciplines including Corporate finance, SME banking, Risk management, Operations and Strategy. He has worked in multiple jurisdictions in the EMEA region including UK, Switzerland and Greece. For the last 9 years he has been based in the Middle East.
At Khalifa Fund Ahsan has been instrumental in building the largest pool of startup entrepreneurial ventures (over 1165) in the last 7 years in the MENA region.
Ahsan has an MBA in Finance from Institute of Business Administration (Karachi), and an Ms in Financial Economics from SOAS, University of London (London). He has been a CFA Charter holder since 2001, a FRM certified risk manager since 2004 and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments since 2005.