Varun Chitale is an Associate, Product Development and Analytics, on the Accion Global Advisory Solutions team, based out of the U.K. In this role, Varun supports key advisory engagements and assists in the development of innovative, customer-centric, and scalable financial solutions for Accion Global Advisory Solutions partners. He also assists senior advisors in the implementation of appropriate data strategies to drive digital product development and transformation initiatives at partner institutions, enabling Accion’s work to ensure people have the financial tools needed to improve their lives.
Varun brings experience working across the fintech, consulting, and venture capital sectors. Prior to joining Accion, he worked in product management at Demyst, an Accion Venture Lab investee, in Melbourne, Hong Kong, and New York. Before that, he worked at Ernst & Young in Melbourne.
Varun holds a master’s degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies in Brighton, U.K, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.