Riaz Ali was appointed Chief Marketing Executive in 2014 and oversees the company’s marketing and communications function. In this role, Mr. Ali works closely with the company’s core disciplines to effectively translate and communicate SCAN’s offerings into the marketplace.

Mr. Ali spent nearly a decade at Avalere Health, a strategic advisory services firm in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he served as Vice President / Practice Director for Avalere Communications, the company’s strategic communications business line. Prior to joining Avalere, Mr. Ali also worked in a variety of legislative and policy research positions in Washington, D.C. and served as a senior strategist at Wunderman, a global relationship marketing agency.

Mr. Ali holds a Master’s degree in public policy, with emphasis on health policy, from Georgetown University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University.