Alfa Pelupessy

Alfa is an Assistant Manager in the Indonesia Country Program Development domain of MSC.

Alfa is an Assistant Manager in the Indonesia Country Program Development domain of MSC. He is a banker with over four years of experience with established banks in Indonesia, such as BRI, DBS, and Maybank. His areas of expertise include risk analysis, customer experience mapping, qualitative and quantitative research, process improvement, and policy advocacy. Alfa is experienced in consulting assignments related to digital financial services, agent network development, social assistance payment system, and MFI development. 

Posts by Alfa Pelupessy

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on MSMEs

Since the onset of the pandemic, large-scale social restrictions have had a direct impact on the economy and the livelihoods of more than 63 million MSMEs in Indonesia. This report is part two of a larger study on the impact of the pandemic on MSMEs in Indonesia.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CICO agents in Indonesia

Large-scale movement restrictions, falling consumer demand, and rising unemployment have taken a toll on CICO agents in Indonesia. Our report analyzes the impact of the pandemic on these agents, highlights their coping strategies, and provides recommendations to help them recover.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on MSMEs: Indonesia report

The COVID-19 crisis has proven devastating for MSMEs in Indonesia, which have seen their revenues reduce to almost half. Our report analyzes the economic consequences of the pandemic on MSMEs, highlights their coping strategies, and provides policy recommendations to help them recover.

Indonesia’s experiment with digitising food subsidy payments: The story so far

The note summarises key findings of the current scheme for social transfer of food subsidy (BPNT) in Indonesia

Agent Network Accelerator Research: Indonesia Country Report 2017

The second wave of the ANA survey in Indonesia builds on the findings of the qualitative assessments of Indonesian agent networks completed in 2014.