Dr. Ali, an Assistant Professor at the institute,graduated with Honors in Management Sciences from the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2006. He started his career with MCB Bank Ltd., one of the leading banks of Pakistan in the corporate division, until proceeding to Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, UK for his Masters in 2007, where he obtained his Master of Science in the field of Management. On his return to Pakistan in 2008, he joined the University of the Punjab,Lahore and started teaching management courses at the IAS along with managing the undergraduate and graduate programs as Program Coordinator (morning and evening sessions). In 2016, he completed his doctorate under the supervision of Professor Dr. Paul Verweel from the School of Governance (USG/USBO), Utrecht University,The Netherlands. His research interests comprise of Public Services Management, Brand Management, Public/Private/Third Sector Organizations’ Marketing and Business Ethics.