Ali has worked with CHL Consulting since 2002, becoming a full time member of the team in 2007 and a Director in 2009. Ali has a strong history of successful leadership and management of cultural festivals and venues. She has previously worked as Director of the Dublin Fringe Festival, Director of The Peacock Theatre, Deputy Director of The Abbey Theatre and Director of the Tron Theatre Glasgow. Ali is also a graduate of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Ali’s specialisms are in cultural and heritage planning, cultural infrastructure development, tourism development and operational, venue and event management. Ali’s work with CHL includes economic appraisals, operational audits and reviews, concept development and business planning for a wide range of public and private sector clients.