Anant Tiwari


Anant is a Manager in MSC’s Inclusive Banking and Enterprise Development domain in India.

Anant is a financial inclusion consultant with more than 11 years of experience in projects across India, Bangladesh and Myanmar. His areas of expertise include microfinance, digital transformation, risk management, business process re-engineering, product development, agent network management, climate change, internal audit, and training.

Posts by Anant Tiwari

Are you designing a behavior change communication message to encourage the use of agent banking among the LMI women in rural areas? Here is what you need to know.

Behavioral messaging can nudge difficult-to-penetrate segments. However, designing a clear, simple, and powerful ATL communication for the LMI segment is difficult. This blog charts the design journey of one such initiative in India.

“Yes I get it. Small deposits do make sense.”: Lessons from a pilot with Airtel Payments Bank on client communication

Airtel Payments Bank had tailored its Bharosa account to suit the small savings needs of its rural clients. However, its agents could not get the required footfall at their outlets due to low client awareness levels. This deck covers a client communication concept we tested to increase product awareness of APB clients.

The journey of mobile financial services at BURO Bangladesh: A lesson for the microfinance sector in Bangladesh

The case study encapsulates the digital transformation journey of BURO Bangladesh as it tried to offer mobile financial services to its clients. The road was not easy, but the efforts have finally started to yield results to both the MFI and its customers.

‘Surviving a pandemic’: Five key insights from the Corner Shop Diaries research in India and Indonesia

This blog offers five key insights drawn from early data of our Corner Shop Diaries research in India and Indonesia.

Free virtual training on Digital Transformation for Financial Institutions

Olivia Obiero and Anant Tiwari, deliver a FREE virtual training on “Digital Transformation for Financial Institutions in the backdrop of COVID-19”, through a three-hour interactive session.

CICO agent training comic on Coronavirus

MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among CICO agents and their customers during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of agents.