Digital Financial Services Team Anil Kumar Gupta


Associate Director- DFS-Payments & Distribution
Delhi, India

Anil Gupta heads MicroSave’s Digital Financial Services-Mobile Network Operator (MNO) & Agent Network Manager (ANM) Domain. He has over 18 years of experience gained through projects with development banks, commercial banks, international funding agencies, MFIs, community-based institutions, rural infrastructure projects, major Telecom players in India, China and USA. His areas of expertise include large complex project management, programme design and evaluation, microfinance, agriculture and non-farm sector finance, infrastructure finance, financial sector development, and payment systems especially mobile wallets. He specialises in due diligence of financial institutions, business planning, technology management and technical assistance design.
Examples of his recent works include:

  • Programme Management of one of the largest single instance of mobile wallet in India Project, Infosys, India – a USD 50 Mn commercial project on revenue share arrangement covering the technology (applications), hardware, software, managed services, consulting for various use cases, solution design etc. in India. During the process, he has interfaced with a number of players in the market and has been one of the stakeholders for influencing the policies surrounding mobile wallet in India.(2013-2015)
  • Design and implementation of Risk Control Matrix for one of the mobile wallet player, Infosys, India. Roll out consultancy to US based Telecom player for launching their wallet.(2011)
  • Resaerch and Consultation paper for Economics of Financial Inclusion based on secondary research under academic project, IIM Bangalore. (2009)

Before joining MicroSave, Anil was Program Manager at one of the most admired Indian IT companies (Infosys) where he undertook various roles, from setting up the platform and managing associated operations to policy development and technical assistance.   He holds Master’s degree in Management and Technology with specialisation in Strategy and Finance from the various leading institutions like IIM-Bangalore and IIT- Kharagpur.