Abhinav has experience in Inclusive Finance across Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam with different types of financial institutions (FIs) including MFIs, Banks, and NBFCs. His key areas of expertise include research and evaluation, business planning, portfolio audit, equity valuations, financial modeling, training and capacity building, and product development.
Prior to joining IFDA, he worked with HDFC Bank, the largest private sector lender of India, as Assistant Policy Risk Manager for its microfinance portfolio and played an instrumental role in monitoring its portfolio quality. He also worked with M-CRIL Limited and led several assignments.
Abhinav holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand, and a B.Tech (Biotechnology) degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati.