Abhishek Choudhury

Consultant - GIZ NABARD Rural Financial Institutions Programme (RFIP) at GIZ



Financial Inclusion

Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)


I am a development sector professional with over 10 years of diverse experience focusing mainly on financial inclusion, financial literacy and microfinance.

Professional Experience

  • Independent Consultantjun-2008 - sep-2012


    Multiple and diverse assignments for World Bank, UNDP, Traidcraft UK, Sa-Dhan, Govt. of Meghalaya, Assam Finance Corportaion, Indian Institute of Bank Management, ACCION, Plan International etc.

  • Consultantsep-2012 - jul-2013

    Ernst and Young LLP

    Part of the Government Advisory Services team and worked with Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and with Union Govt. Ministry of Textiles.

  • Consultant - GIZ NABARD Rural Financial Institutions Programme (RFIP)jul-2013 - oct-2015


    Led and was part of multiple projects on financial inclusion, literacy and BC model working with different financial institutions like MFIs, SHGs, Commercial Banks, RRBs, Cooperative Banks etc.

  • Audit Assistantjan-2001 - apr-2002

    N C Mitra and Company

    Was part of audit teams conducting internal, concurrent and statutory audit for various organizations including PSU banks, PSUs, manufacturing companies, construction companies etc.

  • Programme Officer, Credit Teammar-2006 - jun-2007

    Friends of Womens World Banking FWWB, now Ananya Finance

    Credit appraisal and monitoring of microfinance institutions, funding recommendations, providing technical inputs and support to partner MFIs etc. Led the Livelihood and Enterprise Department LEAD.

  • Financial Systems Officerjun-2007 - jul-2008

    MicroSave India

    Research, training, Supervision of external consultants, Institutional Assessment, Portfolio Audit, Market Research, Internal Controls, Operations, Business Planning, Product Development etc.

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

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