Gayashi is a Researcher at LIRNEasia. Before joining LIRNEasia, Gayashi has worked mostly in non-profit organizations dealing with project management and market research. She has worked on projects involving vocational training, SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) development and social enterprise development. She also has experience in conducting market research on consumer behaviour with a focus on ASEAN countries.
She currently manages research projects on persons with disabilities and assistive technologies, public utilities policy and regulation in Sri Lanka. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management from National University of Ireland and a MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka.