Sandeep Panikkal

Director - Corporate Planning and Strategy

Sandeep works as a Director of Corporate Planning and Strategy in the Healing Fields Foundation. Healing Fields Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to make health-care affordable and accessible to poor, underprivileged and marginalized people in India.

Sandeep worked as a Specialist in Financial Systems with MSC, from September 2008 to December 2011. He worked on due diligence, capacity building and qualitative research, aimed at deepening the financial inclusion for programs supported by various organizations. A keen strategist with qualitative experience across banking, consulting and development sector, he has a proven track record of establishing, restructuring systems and scaling up operations across geographies.

Posts by Sandeep Panikkal

UID and Financial Inclusion – Solution or Not?

This note shares some initial insights on UID and concludes that the combination of UID, mobile and bank account numbers could truly enhance financial inclusion.

Risks and Challenges in Micro and Small Enterprises Lending

This IFN examines the issues of individual lending and makes recommendations for MFIs considering individual lending.