Himanshu Nagpal

Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Himanshu Nagpal, deputy director, Financial Services for the Poor (FSP), manages the financial inclusion work in India, and leads the team focused on driving usage of digital financial services by the poor and utilizing emerging technologies for driving financial inclusion. In addition, Himanshu also leads the foundation’s work on digital identity globally.

Prior to joining the foundation in 2015, Himanshu spent time planning new technology products at Intel, serving the underserved markets with financial services at Capital One and HSBC Bank, working as an oil field services engineer in Nigeria with Schlumberger, and developing software solutions in India with Arthur Andersen. 

Himanshu holds a Bachelors of Technology in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and a MBA from Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania.