Ali has completed a Master of Urban Planning and Urban Design degree. His dissertation was a critical exploration of Tactical Urbanism delivery and its relationship with the broader planning objectives of a city. He has previous urban planning experience in the public sector, working for local government in both Auckland and Whakatāne. His research interests include community-led informal urbanism practices, housing, and active transport. In his spare time, Ali loves watching football, reading, playing chess and drawing.
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