A Senior Lecturer with over 15 years of experience at a leading state university in Sri Lanka who really passionate and enjoy teaching university students. Committed in teaching, carrying out research, and capable as an effective administrator too. Experienced in teaching undergraduates and postgraduates adapting the appropriate level of knowledge and teaching techniques at each level. Thus possessing excellent administrative, verbal communication, and written skills along with constructive and effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating learning environment. Effective team player and having the proven ability to work in challenging conditions.

Research Interests

Supply Chain Management, Fashion Industries, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Service Quality, Logistics Management, Six Sigma, Lean Management


Academic Contributions


  • A Book tittled "Concepts of International Business"- ISBN-978-955-51676-0-4

Refereed Journal Articles:

  • Level of Women Participation in SME Sector (With Special Reference to the Western  Province of Sri Lanka) - Gian Jyoti Institute of India-2008
  • The Social Impact of Branding, University of Kalasalingam,  Anand nagar, India-2008
  • The strategies adapted by super markets of Sri Lanka in attracting customers, The Journal of Gian Management, Gian Jyoti Institute of Management, Mohali , India- 2009
  • Six sigma applications in India and Sri Lanka, The journal of New Delhi Institute of Management, New Delhi Institute of Management, India- 2009
  • Gender of the consumer and service quality, Journal of Commerce and Trade ,Society for Advanced  Management Studies, India- 2009
  • Income level of the consumer and service quality, IMS Manthan, The Journal of Innovations, Institute of Management Studies, India-2009
  • The attitudes of customers towards Green investments, Journal of Management, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka-2009
  • Type of account consumer maintains with their banks and service quality, CGC-Management Review, Chandigargh Business School, India-2011
  • Age of the consumer and service quality, Indian Journal of Business Management and Enterpreneurship-2011
  • Consumer demographics and expected service quality, International Journal of Marketing and Management Research, Internationally Indexed and listed referred e-journal- 2012

Refereed Conference Publications:

  • The Impact of Employee Unrest towards the Organizational Productivity - International Research Symposium - University of Sri Jayawardanepura, Sri Lanka-2008
  • The impact of bosses’ leadership style on non academic staff of    Sri Lankan Universities, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom-2009
  • Ownership of the banks and service quality, Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Globalization and Consumer Protection, Kalasalingham University, India- 2009
  • Managing lead times in garment manufacturing SMEs, Conference Proceedings of the 18th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference- 2013

Professional Qualifications

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (CLSSBB) at Dr. Mikel J.Harry Six Sigma Management Institute-Asia


  • Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education-Part A is completed which was organized by the Staff Development Unit of the Newcastle University, UK  
  • One-year Staff Development Course conducted by the University of Kelaniya, focused on Teaching and Curriculum Design

Academic Awards and Scholarships

  • Gold Medal for the highest GPA of the all Bachelor Degree Programmes in the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies of the academic year 1997/1998, University of Kelaniya
  • Merit for MBA for securing an average above 85% for all the subjects, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • Fully sponsored Commonwealth scholarship to pursue PhD at the Newcastle University, UK
  • Vice-chancellor’s awards for the appreciation of active service as the editor of Kelaniya University Newsletter in 2017 and 2018
  • Best reviewer award at the International Conference on Business and Information organized by the University of Kelaniya, 2019 for outstanding contribution of reviewing the papers

Competencies and Skills

  • Member of Curriculum Design Committees of Supply Chain Management and other Marketing related subjects for UG, Masters and Doctoral levels in Kelaniya University and a few other (Wayamba University, Rajarata University and Kotalawala Defense University) state universities in Sri Lanka
  • Served as a resource person/panelist for many MBA and DBA Research Proposal Defense forums in the University of Kelaniya and University of Colombo
  • Resource person on Soft Skills Development and Evaluation and Assessment Methods of Course Units at the Staff Development Centre of the University of Kelaniya that trains the probationary lecturers from all the state universities in Sri Lanka
  • Project proposal reviewer at the National Science Centre, Poland to assess the proposals to grant research funds
  • Chief Editor of the Newsletter-University of Kelaniya since 2014 to date
  • Chief-Editor of the Sri Lanka Journal of Marketing (a refereed blind review journal published by the Department of Marketing, University of Kelaniya- ISSN 1800-4989)
  • Country Editor of the International Journal of Advances in Management and Economics (IJAME-Internationally refereed and indexed journal-ISSN 2278-3369)
  • Worked/working as a reviewer and editorial member in more than 7 refereed and double blind reviewed international journals and scientific committee member in many local and international research conferences
  • Initiated signing MOUs with Keel University of Applied Sciences, Germany and Kalasalingam University, India and working as the contact person for these two universities in handling relationships

Teaching Experience

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Marketing Research and Qualitative Research Methods are the main subjects are being taught
  • Course Leader for Operations and Supply Chain Management in UG, Masters and Doctoral level Programmes in the University of Kelaniya
  • Paper Setter and Exam Marker for Supply Chain Management related Subjects in UG, Masters and Doctoral level Programmes in the University of Kelaniya
  • Paper Setter and Exam Marker for Supply Chain Management and General Management related Subjects in the Institute of Human Resource Advancement, University of Colombo and Rajarata University
  • Visiting lecturer for Supply Chain Management in Doctor of Business Administration Programme at European Institute of Professional Education, Colombo
  • Visiting lecturer in General Management for Msc Degree in Defense Studies at the Defense Services Command and Staff College, Colombo

Research Supervision and Examination

  • Supervising about 5-6 Supply Chain Management related and/or Qualitative Research employed UG research every year
  • Research Supervisor at the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing in 2009
  • UG Research Supervisor at the Newcastle University, UK in 2012
  • More than 20 students have completed Masters degrees under my supervision in the Kelaniya University and other state universities
  • Research Supervisor for MBAs at the Wolver Hampton University, UK from 2016 and six students completed last year
  • Research Supervisor for DBA programmes offered by the University of Kelaniya
  • Research Supervisor for DBA programmes offered by the University of Wales, UK.
  • Internal Examiner for many UG, MBA, MPhil and PhD theses at the University of Kelaniya
  • External Examiner for MSc and MBA theses of the University of Colombo

Research Consultancy at Industry Level

  • A research conducted by a leading state university affiliated institute on Identifying Market Conditions for MBA Degrees in the Sri Lankan Higher Education Industry
  • Research carried out on the Market Conditions for Luxury Condominiums in Sri Lanka for a leading Luxury Apartments Construction Company
  • Member of the Research Consultancy Team for the Sri Lankan Government on the National level project on Rebranding Sri Lankan Tourism Industry

Professional and Academic Society Memberships

  • Chartered Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Member of International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), Japan (Membership ID: M172570)
  • Member of Winnet Centre of Excellence, An Academic body in Poland focused on Joint Publications
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