Product Head - Economic Research
Thilina Panduwawala is currently a Senior Product Lead in the Economics team at Frontier Research, working on varied macroeconomic analysis including providing LKR and interest rates views to top level management. Thilina was instrumental in incorporating his understanding of politics into Frontier’s views, which has become a core part of the firm’s outlook on the economy.
He has extended this passion beyond Frontier, working on analysis of State-owned Enterprises and the 2018 Local Government Election results for external parties. He has also built a presence on media providing his views on articles in Echelon and The Morning. He has also served as a moderator for discussions on Economy.lk conducted by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
In 2015 he was selected to represent Sri Lanka as a UN Youth Delegate at the 70th UNGA in New York, which marked the launch of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. He also currently lectures International Political Economy at the Royal Institute of Colombo.