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Tariq Ali
Corporate Trainer,
Management Consultant and Change Agent

Mr. Ali is working for four years as a management consultant, trainer and change agent, after working for 15 years at multinational companies, Government, and leading NGOs. Many companies, NGOs, development agencies and Government have availed his service in capacity building, research, and for core financial management functions.

He has an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA),also from Dhaka University. He is a qualified Management Accountant (ACMA) from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA), UK, admittedly the world’s leading management accountancy body.

He started his career with the European retailing company Mondial Orient Ltd. as a Merchandiser. Joined the National Board of Revenue, Government of Bangladesh as a Deputy Commissioner of Taxes in 1994 and left Government in 2001 to join BRAC. Within a short time he distinguished himself and was designated Senior Management Accountant and made the Company Secretary of BRAC and its subsidiary BRAC Bank Ltd.

He was instrumental in preparing the first multi-year budget for the BRAC Bank which was shared with the then prospective international investors including the Word Bank. From then on, Mr. Ali has worked on budgets in various settings. From 2003, he was in charge of budgeting at the largest international NGO in Bangladesh, CARE, till 2007. At CARE,he acquired in-depth and hands on experience of working with sophisticated computerised accounting and reporting systems. He is an expert on accountability, transparency, and compliance issues that are statutory requirements of international agencies like the USAID and the European Commission.

At CARE he built capacities of its local partner NGOs, and he knows first hand the broad-spectrum shortcomings of manual accounting systems and where the systems are not adequately integrated and optimized. He played a strong role in organizational transformation during his tenure at CARE and was member of its Gender and Diversity and the Strategic Planning teams.

Other than Bangladesh, he has worked in Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. He received long and intensive trainings at Delhi and Bangkok.

He has conducted trainings on behalf of, the MCCI, IITM and Prothom-Alojobs. His training sessions are interactive, challenging and engaging. There are case studies, quizzes, and special effect presentations designed to make the trainees fully tuned in with the session objectives.

He is currently working on projects for facilitating companies to transition from founder driven culture to work based culture

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