DIGITAL FINANCE PRACTITIONER
M. Mudassar Aqil is the CEO of FINCA Microfinance Bank, in Pakistan, since 2011. He has overseen the bank’s transformation over the last 7 years from a small micro lender to one of Pakistan’s fastest growing bank’s with a new foundation as a digital bank.
FINCA is a leading global operator of microfinance banks and institutions across 20 countries. In Pakistan, FINCA has helped more than half a million small enterprises by disbursing more than PKR 60 billion in small loans. The bank has also pioneered a free payments digital wallet, SIMSIM, which allows a digital bank account to be opened on smart phone under a minute.
Prior to joining FINCA, Mudassar spent 14 years with leading commercial banks in the United States and Pakistan. Mudassar holds an MBA from Salisbury University, Maryland, and is a frequent presenter in conferences on banking innovation and transformation.