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Sumit Popli


Brings deep expertise in banking and insurance, supporting financial institutions across Southeast Asia and India to transform operations and define and design new business models and expansion strategies

Sumit serves financial institutions across Asian markets. His clients include local, regional, and global banks, non-banking lenders, insurers, and regulators. He has deep experience in helping clients with growth strategy, comprehensive transformation, risk management, building new businesses, and using digital and analytics to create value.

Some examples of Sumit’s recent client work include helping a bank build new micro, small, and medium enterprise business; partnering with a Thai bank to design an international expansion strategy; and supporting a leading insurer on distribution transformation.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Sumit worked at a graphic-processing-unit development company in computer chip design.

Published work

Global Insurance Report 2023: Navigating Asia’s evolving market,” McKinsey & Company, November 2023

Why Asian insurers are ideally positioned for embedded market gains,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

How the Asian insurance market is adapting to the future,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

How Asian insurers can use digital marketing to fuel growth,” McKinsey & Company, April 2022


Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Indian Institute of Technology Madras
BTech, electrical engineering