Komal Sri-Kumar

Komal Sri-Kumar

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Komal Sri-Kumar is a global macroeconomist and President of Sri-Kumar Global Strategies, a macroeconomic consulting firm specializing in global risk and opportunities. Sri-Kumar helps reduce clients’ portfolio risk and direct them to likely areas of investment returns by anticipating key macroeconomic events and their impact on asset classes. His expertise lies in country risk of individual countries, both developed and emerging. Prior to founding his firm, Sri-Kumar worked at Trust Company of the West, where he most recently served as the firm’s Chief Global Strategist. Before TCW, he was Senior Vice President at the Beverly Hills-based Drexel Burnham Lambert, and Executive Vice President of DBL Americas, specializing in country risk analysis. Sri-Kumar is also a contributor to Bloomberg View on global macro issues and their impact on markets. He is a Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute, and a former member of the Columbia Univ. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Board.

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  • He is a well-respected expert on global economics and financial markets.

  • His insights are highly sought-after by investors and policymakers around the world.

  • He is known for his independent thinking and his ability to see the big picture.

  • He has advised multinational firms and sovereign wealth funds on global risk and opportunities for over 30 years.

  • He has developed a number of innovative macroeconomic forecasting models.


  • Dr. Sri-Kumar was Chairman of TCW’s Comprehensive Asset Allocation Committee from 1997 to 2015.

  • He was involved in global investment strategies for a wide range of sectors and countries during his tenure at TWC.

  • At Drexel Burnham Lambert, he served as EVP of one of the early Latin America investment funds, DBL Americas, which was set up in 1987.

  • He was President of Country Risk Consulting Service, where he advised regional banks and large accounting firms on Latin American countries' debts.

  • He was an International Economist for the Marine Midland Bank and Chase Econometrics.