Colombo

Shapers Profile:

Outgoing Curator: 

Anushka Wijesinha

Hub: 
Title: 
Chief Economist
Organization: 
Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Contact:
About me:

Anushka is the Founder of the Smart Future Forum, Chief Economist at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Curator of the Global Shapers Colombo Hub. He is a Visiting Lecturer, Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, Director on the Boards of Seylan Bank PLC, FariFirst Insurance Ltd, and HNB Grameen Finance Ltd. Anushka is a Member of the Monetary Policy Consultative Committee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. He was formerly a Research Economist heading the unit on private sector development, the youngest unit head at the IPS; an Advisor on Industrial Policy and Youth Entrepreneurship to the Minister of Industry and Commerce; and consultant to multilateral orgs like World Bank and ADB. He likes to communicate economic issues via social media, through his blog 'The Curionomist', twitter, and national newspapers and magazines. He was twice named in Sri Lanka's "40 under 40 most influential", by Echelon, a premier business magazine.

Expertise: 
Politics and Public Policy | Finance and Economy