Founder & CEO, Samunnati

Anilkumar SG is the Founder and CEO of Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited (Samunnati). Established in November 2014, Samunnati offers financial, co-financial and non-financial solutions to marginal, small and medium holders including farmers, agri enterprises and wholesale/retailers. Samunnati stands for collective growth, collective prosperity and collective elevation and in its journey of the last five years, focusing exclusively in Agri & Allied activities, has its presence in more than 54 value chains spread over 19 states. Samunnati works with over 500 Farmer Producer Organisations that are collectively serving about four million predominantly small holder Farmers across India.

Anil is a career banker with over 28 years of experience in the areas of Rural, Retail and Agri Banking. He started his career with Canara Bank and then joined ICICI Bank. Over the last decade, Anil’s work was focused on creating newer institutions across the country and operating in the financially excluded markets with corresponding support structures for their capacity building. Prior to Samunnati, Anil was the Co-Founder & Trustee of IFMR Trust and the CEO of IFMR Rural Channels.

Anil holds a Masters in Management from Asian Institute of Management, Manila. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Symbiosis Institute of Management, Pune and a graduate degree in Humanities from Osmania University, Hyderabad.