Mr. Anthony Ali spent most of his working life in Canada where he worked in the areas of Operations, Sales, Marketing, Customer Allegiance and Strategic Planning for a number of Fortune 500 companies in Canada and the United States in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution and technology. Before joining Goddard Enterprises Ltd in 2013 as Managing Director, he worked with SM Jaleel in Trinidad - the largest soft drink manufacturer in the English speaking Caribbean - where he served as General Manager from 2010 - 2013 and where he was responsible for growing the business as well as the company's market share over two years in all categories of their business.
Upon graduating from the University of Toronto in 1988 with a B.Sc. Honours Degree in Chemistry, Mr. Ali worked as a Research Chemist at National Silicates - a manufacturer of sodium silicates and silicates derivatives - and subsequently as their Business Development Manager. He also completed a post graduate degree in Executive Marketing from the University of Western Ontario in 1992 and has completed several leadership and management programmes.
In 1993, he was selected from 6,000 employees from Abitibi-Price Inc. - manufacturers and sellers of newsprint and groundwood specialties products - to participate in a fellowship at McKinsey & Co. for two years where he worked on a number of projects - both financial and operational - for a variety of clients.
He later joined Thermo Fisher Scientific - the world's largest provider of scientific equipment - in 2005 as Global Director of Operations and Customer Allegiance where he remained for three years; and then moved to Enerworks Inc. - a North American manufacturer of Solar Thermal systems - where he served as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Allegiance.
Mr. Ali has served on several Boards in the Energy field, is the co-author of several publications and has four patents pending. He has an interest in all types of sporting activities.