Product Head - Macroeconomic and Thematic Research
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.
All Media Appearances
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.
BISNOMICS | Epi 130 | Chayu Damsinghe : Frontier Research
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
Bisnomics | EP 166 | Chayu Damsinghe | Frontier Research
Chayu Damsinghe, our Product Head of Macroeconomic and Thematic research, returns to Bisnomics, this time in discussion of the current Developments in Economy and ways for business decision makers to navigate themselves through this crisis
Independent Economists present ‘Emergency Plan’ to address crisis in SL
The independent group of economists highlight that macroeconomics risks will continue to worsen if immediate action is not taken. Therefore the group of economists urge the government to take the necessary steps to achieve this outcome immediately.