Chiranthi Rajapakse

Research Manager

Chiranthi Rajapakse is a Research Manager at LIRNEasia, currently working on the Data for Development Asia project. Chiranthi is an Attorney at Law with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of London (International Programmes). She is currently completing a Masters in Human Rights and Democratisation from the University of Colombo (September 2023) and also holds a Diploma in Human Rights from the Institute of Human Rights. She has worked extensively as a researcher, writer and project manager. Her experience includes working as a National Research Consultant with the Constitutional Assembly Secretariat, Parliament of Sri Lanka, with the United Nations Development Program in Sri Lanka, and the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for Strategic Relations and International Studies. She has also worked in journalism and communications, and is a writer of fiction. She blogs at

Posts by Chiranthi Rajapakse