Sumana Rajarethnam

Director, South-East Asia, Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

Sumana Rajarethnam is the South East Asia Director of the Economist Intelligence Corporate Network based in Singapore. Sumana works closely with network members to help inform their business strategies through political, economic and operational insight and to connect them with their senior leadership peers. Sumana is a senior policy professional with 17 years of business advisory experience, nine of those as an analyst, principal and director with the EIU from 2011-2020. He has most recently been working in the Chinese technology sector, including stints at Kuaishou Technology and ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok. Sumana holds a BA in political science from UCLA and a Master’s degree in public policy from the University of Michigan.