Ali J. Siddiqui
Chief Executive Officer
Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation
Ali Siddiqui is Chief Executive Officer of the Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation (MJSF), which is a grant-making foundation in the areas of education, healthcare and social enterprise. MJSF is also a large-scale, direct response agency for major disasters in Pakistan and works in partnership with international NGOs and UN agencies. Siddiqui is a board member of Acumen. He is also an entrepreneur who has been responsible for building a number of very successful companies in Pakistan and the Middle East in the financial services, energy, glass, aviation and ports sectors. Most recently, he is building a float glass manufacturer in Nigeria and a steel mill in Abu Dhabi. Siddiqui began his career working in the private equity industry in Hong Kong, investing growth capital in Asia. He is a member of the Visiting Faculty at the National School of Public Policy in Pakistan and has been an Executive-in-Residence at the College of William and Mary in the US. Siddiqui received his BA in Economics from Cornell University.