Talal Rafi is an Economist at the Deloitte Economics Institute and he is a member of the Deloitte Global Economist Network. He is an Expert Member of the World Economic Forum and a regular columnist for the International Monetary Fund. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Sri Lanka. He has been an Advisor to government and private sector institutions in Sri Lanka. He has given talks globally, including at the NASDAQ Center, S&P Global and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and contributes regularly with thought leadership for the Davos Agenda. Talal’s work has been published by the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum, UNFCCC (United Nations), London School of Economics and Forbes.