Ali is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (FCIEA) and is a published author at A level and GCSE Psychology. He has taught Psychology for nearly 30 years and was a Principal Examiner with 13 years’ experience in writing A level Psychology exam papers and awarding grades for a major exam board, he was also part of the team that wrote the current A level specification.

Ali has been providing Psychology INSET to schools and colleges nationally and internationally since 2003 and was a key speaker at the Visible Learning World Conference, Edinburgh 2019 and the Aspire Psychology Conference, Dubai 2019. 

Ali is a regular speaker at Educational Conferences with both Keynote and Osiris Educational, with whom he is a qualified OTI (Outstanding Teaching Interventions) trainer. He is also a registered associate for AQR International who specialise in mental toughness and resilience training.