WASHINGTON, D.C., September 12, 2023 — Global nonprofit Accion announced today that Anurag Saxena has joined as VP, Asia, Global Advisory Solutions. Based in Mumbai, Anurag will lead advisory projects across Asia and expand its reach with innovative new partnerships.

With his wealth of expertise in business growth, public policy, and digital transformation, we are excited to welcome Anurag,” said Victoria White, Managing Director, Accion Global Advisory Solutions.His deep experience and extensive network will further our ability to deliver top quality services in South and Southeast Asia and expand Accion’s footprint in the region.”

Prior to joining Accion, Anurag was the COO and Head of Strategy at EasyGov, a Jio Platforms subsidiary. He drove business growth for public-private clients and contributed to developing an innovative AI solution that reduces errors of inclusion-exclusion for social protection. Previously he held leadership roles at MicroSave Consulting (MSC), Accenture, PwC, and IBM.

He has also served as a member of the Global Expert Committee of the Arab Economic Unity Council and a faculty member at Accenture Management Consulting University in the United States. He contributes as a speaker at various forums for financial inclusion, technology, and impact, addition to serving as a jury member for social impact awards and mentoring startups. Anurag holds a Bachelor of Technology from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy, where he received the Director’s Recommendation.

 Accion is one of the leading forces in creating an inclusive economy,” said Anurag Saxena. I am thrilled to be part of such a committed team that is building on its rich history of spearheading financial inclusion for the last six decades. Through our partnerships offering innovative services, and finding new ones, we can grow the availability of responsible financial solutions to underserved people in Asia and around the world.

About Accion

Accion is a global nonprofit on a mission to create a fair and inclusive economy where underserved people have quality financial choices and opportunities to improve their economic wellbeing. We are the leading early-stage investor in fintech for inclusion and experts in digital transformation with decades of experience harnessing the capital markets to deliver cheaper, more accessible, and customer-friendly solutions for the 1.8 billion people left out of, or poorly served by, the financial sector. For more than 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 235 partners across 75 countries. More at https://www.accion.org.

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