Shyam Patro has been a seasoned rural finance professional with 20+ years of cross functional track record in financial inclusion with a focus on rural markets, microfinance, fintechs, and microenterprises. Shyam had been holding leadership positions in his previous assignments at Dvara KGFS, Varam Capital. He had previously worked in organizations like Simpa Energy (Engie group), Mimo Finance, Tata AIG and Bharat Financial Inclusion across various parts of the country. He had managed various functions of Operations, MIS, IT, Training, Products and HR at leadership level in his past assignments. Shyam had led various initiatives & projects on Process efficiency, Product Development and Financial Literacy. He had been instrumental in setting up Digital payments channel, Credit Risk Score based on microcredit algorithms, Operationalize Aadhaar based payments & Micro ATMs as a revenue source, Rural Retailing, Customer Engagement Strategy, Data driven Internal Controls, Value statements and Portfolio Monitoring Tools. His professional engagement initiatives promoted inclusion in the work place and acclaimed for a striking balance between employee and employer centric approaches.
He holds a MBA from IIFM-Bhopal and holds many accreditations and certifications in Data Science, Digital Payments, Risk Management and SPM (Social Performance Management).