Abhishek Anand

Senior Manager

Abhishek Anand is a Senior Manager at MSC and leads the Inclusive Finance and Banking Practice in Asia.

Abhishek Anand is a Senior Manager at MSC and leads the Inclusive Finance and Banking Practice in Asia. He is a microfinance and banking expert with over 12 years of experience gained through onsite projects with banks, MFIs, and financial cooperatives in 11 countries including India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Myanmar, and Afghanistan. Abhishek is experienced in project management and delivery of technical assistance. Before joining MSC, he worked as a Senior Program Coordinator for ACCESS Development Services.

Posts by Abhishek Anand

Small Finance Banks – Is there an Opportunity for MFIs/NBFCs?

First in the series of publications on Small Finance Banks, this note explores the possibilities for MFIs and NBFCs as intending to graduate to SFBs.

NBFC-MFIs as business correspondents – What will it take?

Following from the previous blog, the third part explores the avenues available for banks and MFIs to operate as agent network managers in a way that is mutually beneficial.

NBFC-MFIs as business correspondents – Who benefits? (Part-II)

In this blog, the MicroSave team examines the advantages and disadvantages of the BC model for NBFC-MFIs in detail.

Rebuilding a Bank – Case Study of OK Bank

The briefing note is a case study of OK Bank, a thrift bank in the Philippines, which is on its way to create a silent but effective turn-around story.