Kimuthu is a Research Assistant working on health, education and labour policy at IPS. She holds a BA honours degree in Economics from the University of Colombo. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London. She represented Sri Lanka in the 15th South Asian Economics Student Meet held in Colombo and presented a paper on the formalisation of SMEs in Sri Lanka. She was a member of the quiz team representing Sri Lanka at the same event. She is currently reading for an MSc in Sustainable Management offered by the University of Bedfordshire (UK) at Oxford Business College, Colombo.