Prior to joining CEGIS, Mr Mostafa Ali worked for International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal for over 4 years under NASA SERVIR-Himalaya program. He has over 25 years experience in designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining GIS, RS, MIS and other database applications. He started his career with Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) and later on carried out many international assignments. He worked in countries like Nepal, Laos, Denmark, Romania, USA, Egypt, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi and Ghana. He also worked for UNDP in Bangladesh and COWI A/S in Denmark, which is one of the largest consulting companies in Europe having world’s top ten GIS Services capacity, in their GIS/Information Technology division.