Tanweer Ali was President of the Czech CFA Society from its inception in 2002 until 2003, and served on the board until 2005. He is a lecturer in finance and mathematics with the State University of New York and with the University of New York in Prague. Before entering academia Tanweer worked for ten years in different positions in the financial sector in the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. Besides his work with the Czech CFA Society, Tanweer has served CFA Institute in various other voluntary roles. He has also served on the board of a number of civil society organisations, especially in the field of human rights.