Chayu Damsinghe

Product Head - Macroeconomic and Thematic Research

Chayu Damsinghe

Chayu is currently a Product Head at Frontier Research and works primarily with the Economics team. He plays a leading role in helping Frontier understand debt crises across the world and tying those into the Sri Lankan situation. He also heads work around understanding Covid-19 pandemic and other black swan risks, and tying those into the macroeconomic stories of the country and takes a key role in in the development of Frontier's views on interest rates and the LKR and in the presentation of content to Frontier's clients. Additionally, he handles work surrounding consumer demand and sales patterns in Sri Lanka along with the impact of global markets on the Sri Lankan economy.

He has been featured on LMD's 'Benchmark' business programme, Channel Eye's 'Business Today' programme, TV1's, "Bisnomics" programme, and Echelon magazine.

Chayu also acts as an Executive Director for DaddysLanka (Pvt) Ltd, a family-run institute working in the field of special needs and mental health care.

Media Appearances

Sri Lanka's electricity grid

Sri Lanka's electricity grid

20-2-19

Our Associate, Chayu Damsinghe, talks about Sri Lanka's electricity grid, the strengths associated with our energy infrastructure, and the costs associated with keeping the country's lights on.

Economic Growth in SL: A Closer look at Provincial Performance

Economic Growth in SL: A Closer look at Provincial Performance

19-5-29

How has Sri Lanka's economic growth affected the country's provinces? To dive into answering this question here's our Associate, Chayu Damsinghe, taking a closer look at how different economic indicators tie into the stories of different provinces.

How a debt restructure will impact asset prices, the economy and businesses

How a debt restructure will impact asset prices, the economy and businesses

22-1-11

Our Product Head of Macroeconomic Research, Chayu Damsinghe in discussion with Echelon, on what Sri Lanka's debt crisis will mean for businesses, asset markets and the economy.

BISNOMICS | Epi 130 | Chayu Damsinghe : Frontier Research

BISNOMICS | Epi 130 | Chayu Damsinghe : Frontier Research

22-1-7

What happens when Dollar reserves hit zero and how far are we from it?

Chayu Damsinghe, our Product Head of Macroeconomic Research, in discussion on TV1's Bisnomics, on Sri Lanka's debt crisis and likelihood of the way forward with the IMF