Heads To Roll In Finance Ministry: Prof. Sally To Be New Treasury Secretary?

December 22, 2015
Professor Razeen Sally is likely to be appointed as the new Treasury Secretary, government sources told Asian Mirror. 
They further added that key changes would take place at the Ministry of Finance in January, after Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's return to the country from the UK.

Dr. Sally, a well-known figure among business and financial circles, is a highly respected international economist. 

He is the  Director of ECIPE, which he co-founded in 2006. He is also the Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore from January 2012.

He was on the faculty of the London School of Economics for eighteen years, where he also received his PhD. He has held adjunct teaching, research and advisory positions at universities and think tanks in the USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is on the Global Agenda Council for Competitiveness of the World Economic Forum, and was awarded the Hayek Medal by the Hayek Society in Germany in 2011. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society. 

Razeen Sally’s research and teaching focuses on global trade policy and Asia in the world economy. He has written extensively on the WTO, FTAs, and on different aspects of trade policy in Asia. He has also written on the history of economic ideas, especially the theory of commercial policy. He has consulted for governments, international organisations and businesses in Europe and Asia, and comments regularly on international economic issues in the media.