The Most Influential Women in Indian BFSI

Women have been taking charge in some of the top companies across the globe and the same can be witnessed in India, where women have been representing some of the top banks and financial institutions in the country. They take decisions that affect millions of people in the country along with raising the standards of the country. In our traditional overview of the most influential women in Indian BFSI, we would like to mention a few exceptional professionals whose leadership has enabled n banking and financial institutions to flourish and touch new heights in the country.

Aisha De Sequeira Co-country Head of Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley, India

Aisha de Sequeira has had a phenomenal 20-year career in Morgan Stanley. She currently oversees the full spectrum of investment banking services including advisory and capital-raising for Indian clients. In the past few years, she has focused on advising global consumer companies including Unilever, The May Department Stores Company (merged with Federated Department Stores in 2005 – now Macy’s), and PepsiCo.

Anjuly Chib Duggal, Secretary Secretary at Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

In her present position, she deals with matters relating to banking, financial institutions, insurance, pension reforms, etc., and reports to the Finance Minister of India. Prior to her current role, she was the Secretary at the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the Government of India. She has also worked as a Special Additional Secretary and Joint Secretary in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.

Anshula Kant Deputy Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer, State Bank of India (SBI)

Anshula Kant, Deputy MD and CFO of the largest lender in India, State Bank of India, has been associated for over 34 years with the bank; she had joined as a Probationary Officer and has been assigned various roles in the organization such as Chief General Manager of Mumbai, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore at SBI, and Deputy MD of Operations for ...


To read this article, create a free account

Already a member? Log in

Annual Subscription

12-month access to 10,000+ insights, research reports, a database of 13,000+ FinTech companies, and a live global community.




instant access to reports and global community along with donation to COVID-19 fund.

Quarterly Subscription

12-month access to 10,000+ insights, research reports, a database of 13,000+ FinTech companies, and a live global community.




instant access to reports and global community

--------------- Reasons to buy ---------------

Understand the “Why” Behind the “What”

MEDICI offers data-driven, original, unique, and forward-thinking content to understand the “why” behind the “what”

10,000+ insights, 100+ research reports, and 1,000+ videos based on data, collected and processed by top-in-class researchers with over seven years of experience in the financial service industry.

Actionable Insights

We do not stop at the data; we analyze it and extrapolate actionable insights that shape and forecast market trends. All of our pieces are neutral, authentic, and unique – this means that you can’t read them anywhere else!

Data Visualization

We do also care about design. It’s why our infographics are the most-used ones in company reports and the most shared ones on social media.

Growing Proprietary Database of 13,000+ FinTech Companies

We have one of the largest databases with more than 13,000 company profiles listed across 60+ verticals! The database contains primary data collected in two ways:

Through our Global Listening Engine – a proprietary algorithm able to extrapolate and collect data across numerous sources

Directly from FinTechs – thanks to the onboarding flow through which companies can list themselves on the most used database for venture capital in the industry

Join the Largest Global FinTech Community

You will be added to our private WhatsApp Channel with more than 200 FinTech leaders across the globe, where we engage in discussions around various financial services topics daily. After a few clicks, you’ll get to know the whole community, including the MEDICI team – you can ask questions, suggest topics, and get behind-the-scenes insights


What is MEDICI Inner Circle™?

MEDICI Inner Circle™ is the membership you need to freely access all MEDICI content, which includes insights, research reports, videos, startup knowledgebase, and the members-only community for live engagement.

What topics do you cover?

We cover more than 60+ sub-segments in FinTech – but we do not stop there; we also cover topics beyond FinTech, such as InsurTech, RegTech, PropTech, WealthTech, BankTech, AgriTech, and the enabling technologies enabling innovation such as AI, Blockchain, etc.

What do I get if I buy the membership? Is there a difference between being a free subscriber and being a member?

By becoming a member, you will unlock all the content on our website. A free subscriber gets access to only 5% of what we publish on the web-site. Paid members also get preferred access to our live events, and exclusive access to the members-only community for live digital engagement.

Do you have a discounted plan for students?

Yes. Please write to us at

Do you have an enterprise plan for corporates or groups?

Yes. Please write to us at

Do you offer refunds?

We offer a 7-day free trial during which you can access all of our data, insights, and analyses. You can cancel the subscription any time before the end of the free trial period. However, we do not offer refunds.

Unlock this article by signing up for MEDICI Inner Circle

--------------- OR ---------------