Anup Singh

Associate Director

Anup Singh leads MSC’s regional office in Anglophone Africa and heads the Helix Institute based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Anup Singh leads MSC’s regional office in Anglophone Africa and heads the Helix Institute based in Nairobi, Kenya. With fourteen years of experience, his expertise includes digital transformation of financial institutions; fintech mapping, scoping, and policy design; digital readiness assessment of social protection programs; digital credit scoping, design and policy; and training programs. He has consulted over 100 institutions including governments, fintechs, financial institutions, investors, and multilateral organizations in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, and South Africa in African continent, and India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Vietnam, Myanmar, China, Papua New Guinea in the Asian continent. He has also trained at the Boulder Institute of Microfinance, Italy in 2017, 2018, and 2019

Posts by Anup Singh

Making digital credit truly responsible- Insights from analysis of digital credit in Kenya

Based on MSC’s comprehensive study of the state of the digital credit landscape in Kenya (2019), this report highlights some positive signs and some persistent problems, as well as opportunities to improve products and consumer protection.

Making digital credit truly responsible

This video highlights the key changes in the digital credit landscape in Kenya between 2016 and 2018. It also touches upon the core challenges and emerging concerns in this sector.

Over the counter transactions: A threat to or a facilitator for digital finance ecosystems?

This report provides an analytical perspective on the pros and cons of mobile money over the counter (OTC) transactions.

Fintech in Uganda- Implications For Regulation

A wide variety of FinTech firms are emerging globally and indeed, also in Uganda. These firms are offering new products and services underpinned by new technologies. There is much hope that these new approaches to delivering financial products and services offer the potential to bring about benefits to consumers in terms of increased access, speed, […]

Digital Credit- challenges and potential

This video gives market insights from Kenya: The number of people who have borrowed digital loans, the portfolio quality of these loans as well as the number of people negatively listed on the credit reference bureau

Overview of digital credit

This video gives an overview of the rapid growth in digital credit and focuses on the Kenyan landscape

Winter is coming: Key lessons on digital transformation for financial institution

In this blog, we look at the “how” – the detailed steps for digital transformation.

Winter is coming: Digital disruption and its impact on the financial services industry

A convergence of technology with finance, which, in turn, resulted in the emergence of FinTechs, has been changing the very fundamental nature of the financial industry.