Suthaharan Perampalam
Head of Social Research at Sparkwinn

Suthaharan Perampalam heads the social research division at Sparkwinn Research, Market and Social research agency based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Perampalam leads qualitative and quantitative impact assessment projects focused on bottom of pyramid population, especially in the areas of financial inclusion, poverty and affordable housing. Prior to this, Perampalam worked for LIRNEasia, a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific. He has managed researches to explore the opportunities for under-employed youth, women and previously excluded persons participating in micro-work platforms in India and Sri Lanka. The project lessons will inform policymaking and programming for solving unemployment.

Perampalam holds a Masters in Economics and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Colombo and a Postgraduate Diploma in marketing qualification offered by CIM.

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