Anil Gupta


Anil Gupta is a Partner at MSC and heads the Digital Financial Services-Payments and Distribution Domain.

He is a hands-on development banker and technology manager with over two decades of experience. Anil has worked on projects with development banks, commercial banks, international funding agencies, MFIs, community-based institutions, rural infrastructure projects, and major telecommunication players in India, China, and the USA. Anil’s areas of expertise include management of large and complex projects, program design and evaluation, microfinance, agriculture, and non-farm sector finance, infrastructure finance, financial sector development, and payments systems—especially mobile wallets. He specializes in due diligence of financial institutions, business planning, technology management, and technical assistance design. Before joining MSC, Anil was Program Manager at Infosys, where he undertook various roles, from setting up the platform and managing associated operations to policy development and technical assistance. He holds a Master’s degree in Management and Technology with specialization in Strategy and Finance from the various leading institutions like IIM-Bangalore and IIT- Kharagpur. Anil is fluent in English and Hindi.

Posts by Anil Gupta

Making Digital Financial Services Relevant – Part 3

The authors discuss design ideas and principles to make Digital Financial Services relevant for the mass markets.

Cooperation or Competition

This blog talks about a major upheaval in the Indian OTC market post the announcement of the payments bank licenses.

The Race Begins: Payment Bank Licenses

Payments bank licences in India is a signal of how RBI is willing to strengthen its effort to fulfill the vision of complete financial inclusion in the country.