Payal Agarwal
Uplift Mutuals

Payal Agarwal is a financial inclusion and mutual insurance specialist with more than 15+ years of experience. Her rich and varied experience comprises of work done across five countries with insurance companies, government, not-for-profit and consulting organisations to facilitate access to finance, risk reduction and promote sustainable livelihood opportunities for the poor.

At present she wears multiple hats at Uplift Mutuals – she is developing a full stack mutual aid digital platform for gig economy workers and truck drivers. She also leads the research and consulting projects on microinsurance and financial inclusion. Payal is a Trustee of Uplift Mutual Aid and Development Society.

She is an alumnus of The Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, the Netherlands, and has completed a Masters of Arts in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai. Payal can be reached at or on LinkedIn. She tweets @payaltalk.


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