Ali works as an Independent Consultant in the Digital Financial Services (DFS) sector in Zambia. He provides technical advice on innovative strategies and models for expansion of financial services through technology enabled channels.
Ali works as an Independent Consultant in the Digital Financial Services (DFS) sector in Zambia. He has over 10 years of experience in Digital Financial Services, Branchless Banking, ADCs, Business Development, and Customer Experience Management. Previously, he worked as a DFS Expert for the Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) program of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Zambia. Ali holds a masters in Business Administration from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Posts by Ali Akram
UNHCR Cash-Based Intervention in Meheba refugee settlement in Zambia: The Journey to Digitization
UNHCR cash-based intervention in Meheba refugee settlement in Zambia. The blog explains the journey to digitization.
Reaching the Last Mile: Introducing Digital Payments for Refugees in Meheba, Zambia
UNHCR Zambia had been providing cash assistance to refugees in the Meheba Refugee settlement camp. MSC was engaged to design and test the digitization of cash payments under a project that designed and implemented the digitization of UNHCR’s cash-based interventions (CBI) in the camp. At the time of writing, UNHCR would be replicating lessons from […]