Nilusha Kapugama was a Senior Research Manager at LIRNEasia. managed the Knowledge Based Economy project at LIRNEasia, which looked at the information and knowledge gaps in agriculture supply chains. She is also worked on a systematic review looking at the economic impacts of mobile phones. Previously, she worked on CPRsouth, LIRNEasia’s capacity-building initiative to develop Asia-Pacific expertise and knowledge networks in ICT policy regulation. She has also done research on broadband quality indicators and national regulatory authority (NRA) website indicators. She has also worked on LIRNEasia’s Virtual Organization Project. She has experience organizing international conferences and training courses. She holds a master’s degree in development economics and policy from the University of Manchester, UK.