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Tughral Ali

Head of Asia Pacific

Tughral oversees the development of the Asia Pacific venture portfolio and leads the development of the digital vertical for Blue Marble.

Prior to joining Blue Marble, Tughral had more than a decade of experience working on financial inclusion using Digital Financial Services around the globe. He led the establishment of a digital Agriculture commodity trade platform for Telenor and was part of the team that launched the first Mobile Money service, easypaisa, in Pakistan. He then went on to head the Africa region for MicroEnsure, a microinsurance firm, before returning to Pakistan to launch the digital banking vertical for FINCA Microfinance bank. Tughral's prior work experience was focused on software engineering and roll out of SAP solutions.

Tughral holds an MS in Management Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow, and an MBA from Warwick Business School. He did his Bachelors in Computer Systems Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Technology in Pakistan.