Radhika was at LIRNEasia at the capacity of Senior Researcher, and was involved in the demand side research in Myanmar which includes a nationwide baseline survey of information, knowledge and communications technology needs and uses, as well as an impact evaluation of mobile phones in the country.
She holds an Honors degree in Computing from the University of Staffordshire, UK, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Development from the Colombo University. Prior to joining LIRNEasia, she worked at the Public Enterprises Reforms Commission of Sri Lanka as a member of a divestiture team which advised the Cabinet of Ministers on the reform of various State run Corporations. She joined the Transition Recovery Programme of the UNDP in 2007 where she functioned as a Project Assistant to large scale donor funded development projects based in the Northern and Eastern districts of Sri Lanka, as well as being the Project Manager to the smaller International Refugee Fund Livelihood Development Project (IRF LDP).
She is currently reading for a Master of Arts in Regional Development at the Colombo University.