Prior to Afiniti, Ali was a Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, on Innovation, Media and the Arts. In this role, Ali contributed to the development of the Prime Minister’s first signature announcement, the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Ali was part of Google Australia’s public policy team with responsibility for policy outreach on innovation and entrepreneurship. She also served as an Advisor for the Minister of Communications.
Ali holds a MA of International Security and BA in International Relations and French, both from the University of Sydney. Ali is a new mum to baby Wilfred and whenever she gets the chance, she loves frolicking at the beach with her groodle, Bernard.