Kanishka Werawella is a Research Assistant, conducting research on Migration and Urbanization issues at IPS. He is the second recipient of the Saman Kelegama Memorial Research Grant. He also won the Mahbub Ul Haq and Amartya Sen Best Research Paper Award at the 16th South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) 2020. Kanishka holds a BA in Economics with First Class Honours from the University of Colombo.