Zeeshan Ali

Zeeshan Ali is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) Domain. He is an expert in financial inclusion and digital financial services with over 12 years of professional experience in India and Bangladesh. He has worked with microfinance institutions, NGOs, commercial banks, and small finance banks in India. His specializations include product design and roll-out, youth development, market research, healthcare financing, MSME lending, regulatory reporting, and institutional due diligence.

Zeeshan also specializes in project management, strategic business planning, partnership management, individual lending, business development, and digital financial services (DFS) design and rollout. Zeeshan has worked extensively on managing the transformation of an MFI into a small finance bank, Re-designing micro-banking business model for ESAF small finance bank automation of internal audit function for an NGO-MFI, business model assessment for a bank from a sustainability and regulatory compliance standpoint, developing detailed project report (DPR) for a payments bank, and digitization of products and processes for banks and MFIs. Before joining MSC, he was the National Product Manager in the Micro-banking division at Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. He undertook various roles and assignments, including setting up and managing the micro-banking operations, designing and rolling out digital lending solutions, and developing products, processes, and policies.   Zeeshan has also worked as a Subject Matter Specialist at PRADAN (a large NGO), where he has designed and implemented youth focused program with an objective to enhance livelihood aspiration, employability, and socio-economic profile of tribal youth in India.  

Posts by Zeeshan Ali

SHG awareness and SRLM employee training comic on coronavirus

MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among State Rural Livelihoods Mission (SRLM) staff members and SHG members during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of SRLM staff members and SHG members.

CICO agent training comic on Coronavirus

MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among CICO agents and their customers during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of agents.

MFI client awareness comic on Coronavirus

MSC has developed a series of conversational comic books for microfinance institutions to create awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive safety of the weak and the vulnerable during COVID-19. These comics have been customized for different geographies. You can access the country specific versions below.

MFI employee training comic on Coronavirus

MSC developed a series of conversational comic books for microfinance institutions (MFIs) to inform their frontline staff members on safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. These comics have been customized for different geographies. You can access the country specific versions below.