Ali Sajid, a former Pakistan Army officer, received his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from UET, Lahore, Pakistan. He then went to United States for higher studies. He attended George Washington University, Washington D.C, where he received his M.Sc. and Ph.D in Engineering Management.
He was a former consultant of World Bank. He is known as a founder of Pakistan's prestigious business and management institutes. Dr. Ali Sajid is former head of Management Sciences at National University of Sciences and Technology (Pakistan), the founder of the Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE), and founding director of the Institute of Business and Management, UET, Lahore. He was associated with that school from 2009 to 2013, and left it as a result of high-level organizational politics. As his next project he has established the Lahore School of Professional Studies (LSPS) in Lahore.
He is known as the Pakistan's top guru of quality management. He is one of the contributors of The SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy.