Ali Sharifi has over 15 years of energy experience across multiple geographies. Based in Hong Kong, Ali joined Kerogen Capital’s Investments and Portfolio Management Team in 2013. He previously worked in the investments team of Kenda Capital, manager of Shell Technology Ventures Fund I, an energy venture capital firm investing in step-change oil and gas technologies. Prior to Kenda, Ali worked as an Engagement Manager for the global energy & chemicals practice of Arthur D. Little focusing on business strategy and operations optimization projects in the US, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. He also worked for Exxon Mobil Gas & Power Marketing, Grant Prideco (part of National Oilwell Varco) and Schlumberger in market analysis, technical sales and engineering optimization roles based in the US, Oman and Malaysia. Ali holds an MBA focusing on strategy and finance from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.