• Ali worked in finance for 16 years at large financial institutions, including Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Bear Stearns, and Societe Generale.
  • Ali obtained his master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.
  • In addition to writing about finance, Ali has written opinion pieces, fiction, and reportage for The Huffington Post, Narratively, and Virgin Music.

Experience

Ali Hussain worked in credit risk management, analyzing the risk factor of doing business with hedge funds. He started his career at Deutsche Bank and worked at other large financial institutions, such as Citigroup, Bear Stearns, and Societe Generale. After a few years spent in risk management, Ali moved to the front office where he worked in Sales & Trading, covering the sales aspect of the futures clearing business.

Ali completed his master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, writing on a variety of topics at school and then freelance upon completion of his degree.

Education

A bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Management, with a minor in English Literature from Rutgers University.

A master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

 

Quote from Ali Hussain

 "Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative." - Oscar Wilde