Our Students

Sanath Divakara

Dr. (Eng.) Sanath Divakara
DBA(UoK), MEng (UoM), MBA(University of Manipal), BEng. (UoM), Diploma in Engineering Technology (UoM)
General Manager – Manufacturing
Macson Mesh Industries (PVT) Ltd
Former Engineering Manager – M/s Lanka Tiles Ltd.
Visiting Lecturer – University of Kelaniya, ACBT, Tax Institutes (SL), Institute of Supply Material Management.
Research Topic – The role of Intrapreneurship in the growth of Small and Medium Scale of Enterprises in Sri Lanka. 
 

Dr. J.D.T Madhusanka (FGS/DBA/2016/016)

Official information –

Lecturer, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. jdtmadhusanka@mgt.rjt.ac.lk

Education – St. Mary’s College, Kegalle. DBA (Kelaniya), MBA (Kelaniya), B.Sc. Marketing Management (Sp.) (USJP), CTHE (RUSL)

Professional Background & Current Engagements

Working as a University Lecturer for 8 years and currently serves to the Business Management Department and the Department of Marketing Management at the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.

Research Topic– THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC WORD OF MOUTH ON BRAND EVALUATION LEADING TO BRAND ATTACHMENT:  A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AND COSMETIC BRANDS IN SRI LANKA.

 

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Dr. Anil Munasinghe
Anil is a professional hand in Sales and Marketing with over 28 year of experience. He holds a MBA in Buckinghamshire University UK and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Australia. Recently he completed Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Kelaniya under the field of Brand Management.
Research Topic: IMPACT OF BRAND EQUITY ON BRAND EVANGELISM BEHAVIOUR: EXAMINING  THE MEDIATING EFFECT OF BRAND TRUST TOWARDS CABLE BRAND BUYING BEHAVIOUR OF SRI LANKA.
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Dr. Ranjan Dissabandara (FGS/DBA/2016/018)
Official information
Managing Director, Finex Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, No.214/A, Thalawathugoda Road, Pitakotte. ranjan@finexengineering.com
Education Qualifications
Trinity College Kandy, DBA (Kelaniya University), MBA (Colombo University) and Bçom (Special) – (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)
Professional Qualifications
Certified Business Accountant – The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Sri Lanka) , Managerial Stage – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) Member of the Professional Finance Managers (UK)-[IPFM] & Six Sigma Green Belt
Certification – NIBM
Professional Background – 25 years of experience in the fields of Finance and Administration 7 years – Finex Engineering (Managing Director ), 4 Years – Uga Escapes (General Manager), 8 Years – Nivasie Developers (General Manager), 2 years – NDB (Executive Treasury), 4 Years – United Nations (Finance Executive )
Current Engagements – Managing Director Finex Engineering, Director ICC Green Energy Solutions.
Research Topic
Sensory Marketing Strategies & Brand Loyalty An Empirical Study on Franchised Fast Food Brands in Sri Lanka.
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Dr. Nuwan Wimalana (FGS/DBA/2016/015)
Personal Information
154/4, Kandy Road, Mahara, Kadawata.  Mobile – 077047626. Home – 2928929. Email – nuwanwimalana@gmail.com
Official information
Director, Multichemi International Limited, 95/4, Industrial Zone, Millewa, Horana. Nuwanw@multichemi.com
Education
Rahula College, Matara and Ananda College, Colombo. DBA (Kelaniya), MBA (UK) and EDBA (Colombo)
Professional Background
21 years with Nestle Sri Lanka and Malaysia  (Senior Manager in Sales / Marketing), 4 years at Coca Cola Sri Lanka (National Sales Manager) & Coca Cola Nepal (Deputy Country Manager), 6 years with Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC (CEO) and 4 years until the retirement at Delmege Forsyth (Director/Group CEO).
Current Engagements
Director at Multichemi International and Multichemi Exports, Chairman/CEO at Corporate Trainers and Consultancy Services. Visiting Lecturer and Business Consultant
Professional Affiliations
President, Detergent Manufacturers Association of Sri Lanka, Member – SLIM Education Advisory Committee,
Research Interests
Sales Force Turnover, Organization Culture and Personality Traits.
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Dr. M.M. Tharaka Punchibandara  (FGS/DBA/2016/022)

Personal Information –93/2, Old Negombo road, Wattala.

Mobile – 0773777313. Home – 0112988727.

Email : tharaka910611@gmail.com

 

Official information : Head of Commercial Operation- SAARC region,  Mylan Pharmaceutical Division, A.Baur and Company, No.62, Jethawana Road, Colombo 14.

Education :D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo 07, ( 1984-1998), Bachelor of Science (1999-2002) –  University of Bangalore,  Master of Experimental Biotechnology ( 2002-2005) – University of Peradeniya, Matser of Business Administration  (2007- 2010) – University of KelaniyaDBA (Kelaniya)

Professional Background :4 years with Nestle Sri Lanka (Nutrition Advisor),  4 years at Roche  Pharmaceuticals, Sri Lanka (Product Manager)), 10 years with Abbott Laboratories S.C ( Country Manager)

Current Engagements :Heading the commercial operation for SAARC region with the commercial responsibility of 20Mn$ turnover. ( Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Maldives and Myanmar)

Visiting lecturer for MBM and MBA- University of Kelaniya

Professional Affiliations : Member of IMSL

Research Interests : Consumer Psychology, Consumer Behaviour

 

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Dr. P.T. Chandana Wijayanama (FGS/DBA/2016/014)

Personal Information: Home: 97/2, Walawwaththa Rd, Nawala, Rajagiriya, Mobile: 0770758363 e-mail: wijayanama@gmail.com

Official  Information: Organization and Human Resources Director, Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd, Mobile: 770758363 e-mail: chandana.wijayanama@siamcitycement.com

 

Education: Ananda College, Colombo. DBA (Kelaniya), MSc (Engineering) Ukraine, NDHRM (CIPM). Corporate Education (IMD.INSEAD, LBS)

Professional Background: 7 years in IT (Informatics, Coats Viyalla, Holcim Lanka). Holcim Services South East Asia, Thailand (SAP Project Manager), 17 Year in HR Holcim Lanka (VP HR), Holcim Group Support, Switzerland (Head of University Relations and Talent Acquisition), Franke Asia Hong Kong (Regional Director HR), South Asia Gateway Terminals (GM HR)

Current Engagements: Organization and Human Resources Director, Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd.

Current Professional Affiliations: SVP, Association of Human Resource Professionals

Research Interests: Employability, Service Learning, Talent Development

 

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Dr. R. A.C. H. Wijayasinghe (FGS/DBA/2016/004)

Personal Information – No. 94 A, Kanatta Road, Thalapathpitiya, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka ,Mobile – 071 4921469, Home – 0112835318
Email – chandi.hw@gmail.com

Official Information – Director (Planning & Monitoring), Central Environmental Authority, No. 104, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
Tel :  0117877288    E-mail : chandi@cea.lk

Education – Sujatha Balika Vidyalaya (Matara), DBA (University of Kelaniya), MBA (University of Ruhuna), B.Sc. Agriculture Special (Hons.) (University of Ruhuna)

Professional Background – Executive Corporate Communications at CIC Agri Businesses, Research Manager at Golden Sunrise (Pvt.) Ltd., Program Officer at Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA), Manager – Commodities Division at Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Smallholder Plantations Entrepreneurship Development Programme (SPEnDP).
Current Engagements – Director Planning and Monitoring of the Central Environmental
Authority.
Research Interests – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

 

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Dr. Ruwan Higgoda (FGS/DBA/2017/012)
Personal Information – 18/7, Seewali Mawatha, Hunupitiya, Wattala.  Mobile–0773995040, Email – higgodaatc@gmail.com

Official information – Air Traffic Controller, Bandaranaike, International Airport, Katunayake, ruwanatc.ans@airport.lk

Education –. DBA (University of Kelaniya), MBA (University of Kelaniya),
BSc (University of Kelaniya)
Professional Background – Employed as an Air Traffic Controller in the Air Traffic Management (ATM) department of Air Navigation Services division of the Airport & Aviation Services (SL) Ltd since year 2000. Served in Air Traffic Management discipline which includes Air Traffic Services, Lecturer/instructor in the Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC), as well as, an On the Job Training Instructor (OJTI) in live Air Traffic Management environment.
Current Engagements Air Traffic Controller, at Bandaranaike International Airport Katunayake, Lecturer at Civil Aviation Training Centre.
Professional Affiliations Member of International Air Traffic Controllers Association (IFATCA).
Research Interests –  Aviation, Aviation Economics, Air transport Management

 

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Dr. Dinesh Hamangoda (FGS/DBA/2016/011)
Personal Information – 200/2 Kalapaluwawa Road Koswatte, Battaramulla – 0777313909 /Home – 0112788670 Email – dinesh.hamangoda@gmail.com.

Official information – General Manager – Sales Hemas Consumer Brands, Hemas House, No 75, Braybrook Place, Colombo 02, Sri Lankan. dinesh.consumer@hemas.com

Education – Nalanda College, Colombo/ MBA (PIM-USJ)/ B.Sc. (Hon)/ FCIM/ DBA (University of Kelaniya)

Professional Background – 3 years at Sampath Bank as a Junior Executive (1998-2001), 12 year at Unilever Sri Lanka from 2001-2013 (Sales Manager, Senior Brand Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Planning manager, Marketing manager). 3 years at Holcim Lanka as Marketing Manager, 3 years at East West Marketing as the Chief Executive Officer (2017-2019)
Current Engagements – General Manager – Sales Hemas Consumer Brands. Visiting Lecturer University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya and Edith Cowan University. Resource person at PIMA executive development programs

Professional Affiliations – Past President PIM Alumni Association, Council member Ex-Unilever Employees association, Judging panelist Effie’s awards, Corporate trainer, motivational speaker
Research Interests – Green Marketing, Consumer Behavior

 

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Dr. Priyantha Rohan Morapitiya  (FGS/DBA/2017/020)

Personal Information: 274, Neombo Road, Nagoda, Kandana. Mobile:0777329291 / 0717329291, Email:prmorapitiya@gmail.com

Official Information: CEO/Managing director of Primo Motors (Pvt) Ltd

Education: De Mazanod college, Kandana, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa ( B.Sc), Kato Gakuin University Yokohama ( M.Sc), University of Kelaniya  (MBA), University of Kelaniya (DBA)

Professional Background: 25 year’s experience in automobile industry , Entrepreneur of automobile based business (In Sri Lanka and Japan )

Current Engagements: CEO/Managing director of Primo Motors (Pvt) Ltd,Council member of Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI Board member of National  Aquatic Research and Development Agency

Current Professional Affiliations: Associate member of IESL Charter Member of Sri Lanka Podujana Engineering Front.

Research Interests: Consumer buying behavior, Development of Alternative fuel vehicles

Personal interest: Economics and current political affairs in Sri Lanka