Usha is a Research Assistant currently working on Health, Labour and Education Policy at IPS. She holds a BA in Economics with First Class Honours from the University of Colombo. During her undergraduate studies, Usha was awarded the ‘Best Performance’ at the Final Degree Examination and Second Year Examination at the Department of Economics, University of Colombo. She is also a CIMA Passed Finalist.

Usha is a former Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Colombo. Currently, she is reading for a Master’s Degree in Economics at the University of Colombo.