Dr. Ali Sindi
- Minister of Planning of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) since October 2009.
- Acting Minister of Trade and Industry since 2015.
- Senior Adviser to the KRG Prime Minister 2003-2009.
- Deputy Minister of Health and Social Affairs in KRG 1996-2001.
A medical doctor and specialized surgeon, also holds master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and diploma in administration and leadership from Yale University.