Bashir Ali, a technology research analyst at IHS Markit, is responsible for coverage of telecom operator strategies in Africa and the Middle East.
His key areas of interest include operator multiplay bundled services strategies, regulatory developments, mobile money and telco M&A activity. Mr. Ali has produced in-depth strategy reports and is a contributor to custom consulting projects. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he worked in various consultancies that specialized in risk and the TMT sector. He previously worked as a Telecoms Analyst at Pyramid Research, analysing mobile, fixed broadband and OTT trends in MENA and African markets. Bashir Ali holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and Master of Science from the London School of Economics, United Kingdom.