Ali Salman is a founding member and CEO of the Islam and Liberty Network. In 2021 his book Islam and Economics: A Primer on Markets, Morality and Justice, was published by Acton. He is an economist and a public policy expert based in Pakistan, where he heads a free market think tank, PRIME. Ali has worked as a consultant for major international development organizations, public sector organizations, and nonprofits, and has also worked in the government, academia, and the private sector. He was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and has held a Royal Netherlands Fellowship and a Charles Wallace Fellowship. Ali holds master's degrees in economics, public policy, and business administration. He writes regularly for Express Tribune, a partner publication of the New York Times.