Ali Karami-Ruiz is a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment. Mr. Karami-Ruiz specializes in public affairs and multilateral relations, and advises clients to anticipate and address macroeconomic and regulatory changes to enhance their performance and reputation.
Mr. Karami-Ruiz’s approach combines evidence-based advocacy, stakeholder engagement and insider knowledge of how international organizations, including the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”), World Health Organization (“WHO”), World Trade Organization (“WTO”), the G20 and the G7, impact business. C-suite corporate affairs, communications, sustainability, and HR executives across the health, technology, agri-food and consumer sectors leverage his guidance and network to tackle global challenges.
As a business spokesperson, Mr. Karami-Ruiz has defended complex industry interests in strategic policy deliberations with government officials from over 50 countries, including ministers. He has extensive experience producing thought leadership in the fields of innovation, trade, health and well-being, ESG, sustainability, future of work, diversity and belonging.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Karami-Ruiz was a Senior Director and Member of the Executive Committee at BIAC, the business group that represents the private sector at the OECD. He also previously represented the pharmaceutical industry in Geneva-based international institutions.