Lushanya Dayathilake

Secretariat for Review of Greenhouse Gas Removal Methods


Lushanya Dayathilake serves at CO2RE as both a Research Assistant and the Greenhouse Gas Removals Review Secretariat within the CO2RE Hub. In her current roles, Lushanya focuses on evaluating both existing and future carbon dioxide removals around the world, in relation to various Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) technologies. As the Removals Review Secretariat, she collaborates with an expert panel, providing support in examining several greenhouse gas methodologies currently being demonstrated across the UK, with funding provided by UKRI.

Before joining CO2RE, Lushanya was associated with Environmental Resources Management (ERM) UK, where she worked as a Climate Consultant. In that capacity, she was responsible for supporting companies in developing their paths towards net zero emissions.

Lushanya holds a MSc in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.