Anushka is an economist with a track record of research and advisory work across Asia. He has published in national and international publications, focusing on innovation, private sector development, and international economics. He is currently the Chief Economist of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Head of the Economic Intelligence Unit. Anushka serves on the Board of Directors of three leading financial services companies – Seylan Bank PLC, FairFirst Insurance Ltd, and HNB Grameen Finance Ltd. He is also a member of the Monetary Policy Consultative Committee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
Anushka holds a Masters in Economics and Development from the University of Leeds Business School, UK and BSc (Hons.) in Economics from the University College London, UK.