Rashmi Anupama is a Research Assistant at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS), currently working on international trade and regional integration research. Her research interests also include macroeconomic policy, structural reforms, and entrepreneurship. She
holds a BSc in Agriculture, specialising in Agricultural Economics, with a First Class from the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. Rashmi topped her batch and won three gold medals: Prof Aruni Weerasinghe gold medal for the overall highest Final Grade Point Average (FGPA), Prof S. L. Ranamukhaarachchi gold medal for the most outstanding performance in the Department of Agricultural Systems, and Dr L. P. Rupasena gold medal for the most outstanding performance in the Agricultural Economics and Extension specialisation
module.