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

Winter is coming: Managing the digital onslaught

This blog discusses how the incumbents can bring about a digital transformation to utilise the disruptive power of technology and innovation.

Digital transformation of financial institutions

State of play: The financial services landscape. How does digital disruption impact my traditional financial institution and will my traditional financial institution survive this digital onslaught?

The business case for digital transformation

This video looks at the benefits a financial institution stands to gain from moving their business from brick and mortar to a digital bank.

Implementing digital transformation

This video describes what digital transformation is and gives us steps on how financial institutions should go about implementing it

Equity Bank’s digital transformation

This video looks at a case study of how Equity Bank has over the years transformed from a brick and motor bank to a digital bank and the support that MicroSave has offered through this process.

The existential threat facing traditional financial services

The traditional financial services industry is impacted by a confluence of factors and the emergence of digital credit and Fintechs. Learn more on this from this video.

Fintechs are disrupting traditional financial services markets

Fintechs emerged to fill the void as financial service providers had been unable to meet the evolving needs of customers.


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