Ali is an accountant for Christian charity Tearfund, which works with local churches and other organisations to help communities around the world escape the worst effects of poverty and disaster. He lives in London and studies Theology, Ministry and Mission at St Mellitus College. Ali has an interest in apologetics, which led him to take a course at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He also enjoys spreadsheets! Ali has used the NRSVA for these notes.