Graham Wright

Group Managing Director

Graham A.N. Wright is the founder and Group Managing Director of MSC. He pioneered much of the core of market-led approach used by MSC.

Graham A.N. Wright is the founder and Group Managing Director of MSC. He pioneered much of the core of market-led approach used by MSC. He has around 30 years of experience in emerging markets underpinned by five years of experience in management consultancy, training and audit with Arthur Andersen in Europe. Graham has worked with banks, MFIs, telecoms, and regulators in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia. Graham oversees Digital Financial Services, Strategic Initiatives, Knowledge Management, and Global Insights within MSC. During his time as the head of MSC in Africa, he spearheaded work to transform both Equity Bank and Kenya Post Office Savings Bank and collaborated in the design and initial testing of M-PESA. He has headed several teams working on digital financial services solutions for banks, mobile network operators, and MFIs in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Posts by Graham Wright

Is digital credit a silver bullet?

This presentation was made by Graham A.N. Wright, Director MicroSave at a webinar conducted by The DFS Observatory at Columbia University. In his presentation, Graham Wright highlighted evidence from Kenya, Uganda & India.

Can Fintech Really Deliver On Its Promise For Financial Inclusion?

The blog discusses why Fintech, in its current form, may be largely irrelevant?

Liquidity – Solving Agents’ Perennial Problem

The blog highlights the key challenges to effective liquidity management for DFS agents. It also discusses how the providers may address the issues related to liquidity management

More Than Hygiene – Improving Agent Network Performance to Maximise Profitability

The blog highlights the outcome of Agent Network Accelerator (ANA) project in terms of improving Agent Network Performance to Maximise Profitability.

How Can Providers Make Digital Credit More Profitable?

The blog focuses on how can mobile money providers make Digital Credit more profitable for the mass market?

Digital Credit – Have We Not Been Here Before With Microfinance?

Digital credit is an important, high potential and often valuable financial service for the mass market. There are plenty of opportunities to tweak and significantly improve the digital credit offerings.

MicroSave Group Managing Director, Graham A.N. Wright, Live Debate from Luxembourg-Digital Finance

MSC’s Group Managing Director, Graham A.N. Wright, during a live talk with MFI experts in Luxembourg.In this video, Graham debunks the hype around digital credit. He goes on to state that digital credit is not a cause for celebration as it is instigating financial exclusion.

MicroSave’s approach to product development

MicroSave has two decades of experience in Human-centred Design and developed over 200 financial products. Through this journey, we believe that understanding both demand side and supply side is critical.