Nuwanthi’s research interests include trade and international political economics including the role of trade negotiations, sanctions and international relations as well as topics in development economics. She is currently working in the International Economics Unit at IPS on research relating to international trade and trade agreements.  Nuwanthi holds a MSc with Distinction in International Economics, Finance and Development from the University of Surrey, UK and a BSc(Hons) in Economics and Finance from the University of Southampton, UK.