Damith is reading his PhD in Early Child Development (ECD) under the supervision of Prof. Paula Griffiths and Dr Will Johnson. He was offered his first degree in Social Statistics in 2008 and earned two masters, M.A. in Economics (2009) and M.Sc. in Applied Statistics (2015), in Sri Lanka. Damith works as a university teacher attached to the Department of Social Statistics, the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka.
The aim of his PhD program is to identify the impact of socio-economic factors on ECD in South Asia with a particular focus on Sri Lanka.