Mr. Dibyajyoti Pattanaik has over 16 years of experience in microfinance, micro-enterprise development and development sector consulting. Previously, he has worked with Public and Development Sector Institutions in various roles before joining Peoples’ Forum as Program Head & CFO in 2007. Presently, he is the Director of Annapurna Finance Pvt. Ltd.
He is serving as the President of OSAFII (Odisha Association of Financial Inclusion) which is actively working towards Financial Inclusion in the state of Odisha for development of the poor and serve them through responsible finance. He is serving as a board member of MFIN (Microfinance Institutions Network), he has contributed to the overall issues pertaining to the financial inclusion sector.
In 2021, He’s been enlisted in Top 100 People’s Manager by Great Manager Institute and Forbes India. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma from EDII (Entrepreneurship Development Institute Of India), Ahmedabad, and has successfully completed a management programme in micro-finance from Boulder Institute of Microfinance, Turin, Italy. Additionally, he attended Strategic leadership in the field of Inclusive Finance from Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts.