Malinda Meegoda worked as a Research Associate at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKI), the think tank of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Ministry from 2017 to 2022.
Mr. Meegoda’s research interests include nuclear weapons, arms control, disarmament, and Non-Proliferation issues. He has been invited to present on arms control and disarmament issues by organisations such as SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) and The Foundation for Strategic Research (FRS). In 2020, he was also invited to be a member of BASIC’s Emerging Voices Network (EVN) – a global network of high-potential, next-generation nuclear policy leaders. His work has also been published by the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF), Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (India), South Asian Voices, and the British American Security Information Council (BASIC).
He has also served on the Board of Directors at the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC). Mr. Meegoda currently works in the Economics team at Verité Research – a multidisciplinary think tank based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Mr. Meegoda is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan’s International Cooperation and Conflict Studies program (Saskatoon, Canada).