Ashirul is a Managing Principal Consultant at BFA Global. He is the head of the firm’s quantitative analytics practice. His work involves initiatives related to financial health, client segmentation, product design, digital financial services, digital transformation of incumbents, and fintech partnerships. He has worked on projects such as the Catalyst Fund, GAFIS, FIBR and OPTIX, and his work-related travels have taken him to Latin America, East and West Africa, and South and South East Asia. Prior to BFA, he worked at a financial services company focused on emerging markets, and an impact investment firm. Ashirul has a PhD and MALD in Development Economics from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a BSE in Computer Science with a focus on Artificial Intelligence from Princeton University.