Chayu is currently an Associate at Frontier Research and works with the Economics team. He plays a key role in the work surrounding consumer demand and sales patterns in Sri Lanka along with the impact of global markets on the Sri Lankan economy. He also takes a role in the development of Frontier's views on interest rates and the LKR. He is also involved in communicating Frontier’s work through video channels. He has also been featured on LMD's 'Benchmark' business programme and Channel Eye's 'Business Today' programme on specific economic trends and global impacts on Sri Lanka.
Prior to working at Frontier, he was a part of the research teams at the Advocata Institute and the Green Movement of Sri Lanka.
He also volunteers for special needs and autism care and coaches debating to school kids. On a clear night after work, you can find him under a telescope with a notebook in his hand, jotting down thoughts about the stars.
All Media Appearances
Sri Lanka's electricity grid
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
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.