Ali Syed has been part of the Carnelian team since 2013. After completing his Masters in Business Administration from the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Ali joined the team as an Associate Consultant; since then, he has served in various roles, including heading the marketing team at Carnelian. Currently, Ali is adding value to the organization, and its partners, in the capacity of a Trainer and Consultant.
Ali’s primary areas of interest are employee well-being and communication; because of this, over the last few years, Ali has worked with numerous organizations on a range of skill-building and cultural intervention initiatives. Some of the organizations that Ali has strived to add value to include Jazz, Nestle, Engro, Coca Cola, Shell, Glaxo Smith Kline, House of Habib, HBL, Bank Alfalah, CDC, Aman Foundation, The Citizens Foundation, British Council, Pak Suzuki, Indus Motors, Roche Diagnostics, Waseela Bank, Karachi Electric, NIBAF, TPL Trakker, IBL, Khaadi and Syngenta.
Some of the sessions that Ali has conducted with these organizations include Stress Management (Ali is a Certified Stress Management Coach from the Centre of Stress Management, London), Communication Skills, People Management & Goal Setting, Negotiations Skills, Time Management, Attitude, Customer Service, Action Planning, Value Rollouts and Project Management. Along with this, he has also been involved in carrying out Sales Conferences, Customer Engagement sessions as well as designing and executing Assessment Centers for a number of his clients. Ali has also participated in multiple consulting assignments, which include Performance Management Systems design, 360 Degree Feedback Exercises, Gap Analysis Exercises and Story Boarding for Internal Awareness Campaigns.
Ali is based in Karachi, though he acquired both his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Lahore. In his free time, Ali likes to read and look for answers to the many questions he has in his life; and he likes to spend time with his family, his books and the TV.