Biography

Ali is an experienced finance professional, business leader and company director working in the cybersecurity industry. She joined Sophos Group plc in 2016 as Vice President Group Tax. She holds tax committee roles with the Confederation of British Industry and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and has been actively involved in leading tax thinking in the digital economy and has consulted on international tax reform.

She is a regular speaker at conferences on international finance. Prior to joining Sophos, Ali held senior roles in the oil industry and technology sector.

Ali is also a director of the UK chapter of International Women’s Forum, a global organisation advancing leadership across careers, cultures and continents. She leads on initiatives to encourage women to pursue careers in the technology sector.

Ali holds a BSc (Hons) in Genetics from University of Aberdeen. Outside of work, Ali is mum to a very sporty family and is a keen parkrunner and marathon runner.

Follow her on Twitter: @1happyrunner | #techshecan

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