Presently working for the Commonwealth Parliament Offices of the Department of Finance of the Federal Government of Australia, facilitating the entitlements of the Prime Minister, Ministers, Senators & Members of Parliament of the Australian Federal Parliament

Worked for over 13 years for the Multi- National Conglomerate Hayleys Group of Companies in SriLanka including their Corporate Secretarial Division before migrating to Australia.

Had a distinguished career at Visakha Vidyalya Colombo, becoming a Prefect & House Captain.

Was a major inspiration to her husband, Dr Suharsha Kanathigoda to form Shanthi Foundation.