Akhand Jyoti Tiwari is a Partner at MSC and leads BFSI work. Akhand brings multiple years of experience in development consulting.
He works closely with policymakers, practitioners, academics, and investment & donor agencies. Akhand's recent work includes strengthening policies and practice on financial inclusion, and unpacking barriers to gender equality to promote women's economic empowerment. Akhand also actively guides MSC's work on unpacking behaviour of low and middle income segments; and using design thinking to solve strategic and tactical challenges of MSC's clients.
Posts by Akhand Tiwari
Clients’ Willingness to Pay “Reasonable Fee” for BC Services
This Note discusses whether end customers are willing to pay for financial services delivered by Business Correspondents, and if yes, how much are they willing to pay.
Understanding remittance networks in Gujarat, Orissa and Bihar
This research explores the remittance options currently available to Indian migrant workers in Gujarat and recipient families in rural Orissa and Bihar. It also examines the benefits of a business correspondent remittance service.
Relative risk to the savings of the poor in Rajasthan
In order to understand how poor people save and the relative risks involved, MicroSave conducted a study in three different Indian states – Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu this past year. This paper highlights learning from Rajasthan.