Member of the Social Scientists’ Association of Sri Lanka and co-editor of Polity online and print magazine. He received his LLB (Hons.) and LLM from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London University. Former Senior Programme Officer in the ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Former Board Director of Himal Southasian. Current research interests include labour studies, left history, and political economy.