Subhashini Abeysinghe

Subhashini Abeysinghe

Research Director

B.A. (Colombo), M.A. (Colombo), M.A. (WTI, Bern, Switzerland)

Subhashini Abeysinghe is an economist specializing in international trade. She is an expert on Sri Lankan economy, private sector development, trade policy, WTO, regional trade agreements, ports and logistics. In addition to these, her current research includes data driven analysis of China’s economic engagement in Sri Lanka.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (first class honors), a Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and a Master’s Degree in International Law and Economics (Summa cum Laude) from World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland. She has worked for the Ceylon Chamber of commerce (CCC) for nearly 10 years as a senior economist. She has also worked as a visiting lecturer at Faculty of Graduate Studes of University of Colombo and Sir John Kotalawela Defence University in Sri Lanka.