Dr Ali is a Doctorate in Educational Policies with Honors from Umm Al Qura University. He has done his Diploma in Strategic Planning – Capital Training from U.K .He is the Director General of Planning and Policy at the Ministry of Education since 2011 .He is also the Secretary-General & National Coordinator with the UNESCO for the “Education for All” Program . He is the Member of several International and national associations and initiatives aimed at improving education in the Middle East . He is the Author of revered studies and research papers