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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Chairman

Prof. L. Ratnayake

Professor Lakshman Ratnayake brings more than 40 years’ experience to the education industry and currently he is the Chairman of SLIIT Academy. He is an Emeritus professor at University of Moratuwa. He is also a Board member of the National Research Council and the IESL College of Engineering. Professor Ratnayake is an Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at University of Calgary, Canada and served as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Utah State University, USA. He was the Vice Chairman of the UGC, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Moratuwa.

He worked as the Project Director of the World Bank funded project on Higher Education for the Twenty- First Century (HETC) and the Project Director of the World Bank funded IRQUE Project. Professor Lakshman L. Ratnayake was also the President of the I..

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Managing Director / CEO

Prof. Lalith Gamage

Professor Lalith Gamage played a prominent role in establishing the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) in 1999 and is currently holding the position of President/CEO. In 2000 he won The Outstanding Young Person of the year (TOYP) award for Academic Leadership.

Professor Gamage is an adjunct professor of the University of British Columbia, Canada and also of the Curtin University, Australia. He contributed in promoting the IT industry and served the government of Sri Lanka as the Chairman of Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT), Chairman of the ICT Cluster and the Executive Director of Trade Information Network of Sri Lanka Export Development Board.

Currently he is also serving as Chairman, Lanka Software Foundation (LSF), Advisory Board Member of Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) and Board Member ..

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Director

Prof. Mahesha Kapurubandara

Prof. Mahesha Kapurubandara is the Director Academic Affairs at SLIIT Academy. She is responsible for providing strategy, leadership, administration and overseeing the Office of the Dean International, SLIIT.

Prior to taking up the role of Dean at SLIIT, she has worked at Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia for 5 years and also served as a visiting professor at University of Uppsala, Sweden and University of Nanjing, China. She has extensive experience in lecturing in Australia. She is also an adjunct research fellow at WSU, Australia.

Prof. Kapurubandara is acclaimed for several awards in the Information, Communication and Technology Field. She is the first woman in Sri Lanka to receive a Professorship for Information Communication Technologies (ICT), and was also recognized by Women in Management, Sri Lanka, with the award of their Silver Medal at the ‘6th..

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Director

Mr. Sanjeewa Wicramanayake

Mr. Sanjeewa Wickramanayake, Chairman of the EWIS Group, has over 25 years of experience in the industry. One of his great successes is his buy-out of East West Information Systems, as the company was known.

Through his visionary leadership, Mr. Wickramanayake has steered the organization towards achieving many significant milestones and successes in the IT Industry. His vision to take IT to the grass root level, led him to commence the first ever Computer Manufacturing Plant in Sri Lanka, taking the IT Industry in this country to the next level.

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Director

Mr. Dumindra Ratnayaka

Mr. Dumindra Ratnayake is presently the Chairman of the 1990 Suwaseriya Foundation, which provides an Emergency Pre Hospital Care Ambulance service across Sri Lanka. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka. Prior to being appointed to the chair of the BOI, he served as a Board Director of the BOI as well as of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA). A respected mentor to young engineering graduates and an active angel investor, Dumindra has played a pivotal role in assisting several local entrepreneurs receive the backing needed to create successful companies.

Dumindra was the Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Lanka (Pvt) Limited, the pioneering mobile telecommunications network in Sri Lanka, where he served for over 25 years. He handled a variety of roles from planning, expansion, and customer service to CTO, cul..

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