Lasantha is a dedicated and accomplished educator in the field of economics. He is a gifted product of Bandaranayake College, Gampaha and also proud alumnus of the prestigious Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. From there he earned a Business Administration (Business Economics) (special) degree with a class. He also holds a diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. In the field of education Lasantha has over a decade of experience and has produced many students with top ranking results throughout the years. He has also produced number of publications relating to his field, that has helped many students across the country. Lasantha has an innate passion to educate young minds and the future of his students not just as educator who artfully instills knowledge but also as an attentive mentor who guides them towards the correct path to success. In addition to being an educator Lasantha has previously served as a Financial Crime Analyst at a well-recognized multinational investment bank and financial service holding company.