Aathira Prasad is a trained Economist with 15 years of experience in Macroeconomic Research. In her current role as Director of Macroeconomics at Nasser Saidi & Associates, she is involved in providing advisory services, related to macroeconomics and financial market development, often to the policy makers and Federal Authorities across the region. An extension of her previous position as Director of Macroeconomics at the DIFC, this role also includes contributing to periodic publications, white papers as well as various thought leadership pieces directed at the market.
Aathira holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Applied Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, a Masters degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, and a Bachelors degree (Honours) in Economics from Delhi University. More recently, she successfully completed a certificate course on “Machine Learning: Practical Applications” from the London School of Economics & Political Science.