Ali has worked in sustainability for over ten years across the private, public and NGO sectors in Ireland as well as the UK and Netherlands. She is passionate about driving the transition towards a zero-carbon world and supporting business and society in their roles as change agents.
Most recently, Ali held the role of Country Sustainability Manager for IKEA Ireland where she was responsible for the delivery of the People and Planet Strategy focusing on the circular economy, carbon reduction, healthy and sustainable lifestyles and stakeholder engagement.
Prior to this, Ali spent several years in the food industry as Sustainability Manager for Bord Bia and was also part of the inaugural group of Origin Green Ambassadors where she worked with PepsiCo, Subway and the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform. She has also held roles in Bearingpoint and Green-Schools.
As well as supporting companies with their sustainability ambitions, Ali is founder of SUST, a social enterprise designed to help organisations and individuals gain sustainability skills.
Ali holds MSc Business Sustainability (UCD Smurfit School), MSc Management for Sustainable Development (DCU), and a BSc Environmental Management (DIT).