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Ganesh Wijenayake

Ganesh Wijenayake, President, PMISL was elected as President of the Project Management Institute, Sri Lanka Chapter at the 10th AGM held in Colombo on 28th December 2015. He will hold office until December 2018 subject to re-election at the Annual General Meetings in Dec 2016/2017. He succeeded Aruna Kooragamage after his 3 year tenor at office.

Ganesh is a Consultant in ICT and he counts over 20 years of experience in the IT industry with a constantly proven track record of both local and international achievements. He has in depth & Hands-on Experience in ICT infrastructure, Process reengineering, data processing, application-engineering, and IT security.

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Shanaka de Silva

Shanaka counts over 14 years’ experience in IT, of which 08 years have been spent in the Senior Management with exposure to both managerial and technical spheres. At present he heads the IT Advisory Team at Ernst & Young and provides IT Advisory Services to a distinguished clientele. At Ernst & Young, he specializes in services such as development of ICT strategic plans, ERP implementation related services, assessing gaps of the operations (business functions) with IS, business continuity planning, Project/Programme management of large scale IT implementations, Heading PMO on behalf of the client, IS security policies & procedures and IT Service Management.

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Saman Kandanearachchi

Saman counts over 13years experience in telecommunication service industry, of which 4 years have been spent in the senior management with exposure to both managerial and technical spheres.

At present he is a DGM at SLT. He specializes in services such as Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, Project Management and Network Operation Management. He has experience in Managing Projects related to teleco, logistics and IT.

Vice President Events PDF Print E-mail

Dhammike Mendis

Dhammike counts over 15 years of experience in ICT industry and currently he is the CEO of Ceynocta (Pvt) Ltd. A computer engineer by profession with a strong technical background, he received his B.Sc degree in IT and Computer Engineering from Moscow State University of Communication (MIIT), Russian Federation in June 2000 and MBA from Open University Malaysia. He is a professional member of Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), British Computer Society (BCS) and Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

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Dushyantha Dassanayake

Dushyantha functions as the Senior Manager - Systems Development at Sampath Bank PLC. He obtained his BSc, Mathematics from the University of Colombo and MBA, Management of Technology from University of Moratuwa.

He is an Information Technology Project Management professional with significant and progressive experience in IT enabling technology, enhancing productivity and fostering efficiency to maximize profitability in a banking / financial services environment.

His specialties include Project Management, Program Management, Change and Innovation Management and Systems Development Life Cycle

Vice President Marketing PDF Print E-mail

Shanthilal Fernando

Shanthilal functions as the Manager FSD and PSD - AT&T GIS Lanka Ltd. He specializes in In Payment Solution and Self Service Solution, Product introduction into Sri Lankan market including ChequeMark Solution, ECPIX and Image Mark Encompass with iTran series and TS scanners. His interests include Photography, Marketing, IT and Environment

Vice President Professional Development PDF Print E-mail

Anoja Basnayake

Ms. Anoja Basnayake counts over 17 years’ experience as an IT professional , of which 11 years have been spent in the Senior Management with exposure to both Managerial and Technical spheres.

Ms. Basnayake holds a Bsc (Hons) Degree in Computer Special from the University of Colombo, and qualified PMP holder from PMI USA. She also has completed CIMA (UK) part 1 & 2 and has extensive overseas training inclusive of General Management Programme at the National University of Singapore

Vice President Volunteer Development PDF Print E-mail

Vijayakumar Thavendran

Mr. Vijayakumar Thavendran is the General Manager at eBuilder, a Sweden based software company. He served as the General Manager at Fusis, prior to joining with eBuilder. He is an Engineer by profession and holds a Bsc Electrical Engineering degree from University of Peradeniya and MSc in Information Technology from University of Colombo. Mr. Vijayakumar holds the position of Vice President Volunteer Development at PMICSL.

Vice President Membership Development PDF Print E-mail

Lakshman Liyanage

Lakshman functions as the Senior Manager Projects at Lanka Clear and he is a Certified Professional of Australian Computer Society, Member Computer Society of Sri Lanka and Member, Project Management Institute USA and Colombo Chapter.

He counts over 20 years of experience in banking and IT sector in Sri Lanka and Australia

Immediate Past President PDF Print E-mail

Aruna Kooragamage

Aruna Kooragamage is an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer by profession. Being a holder of Project Management Professional Certificate (PMP), he is a member of Project Management Institute of USA (MPMI.)

He is a Member of Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET), an Engineer accredited by the Engineering Council – UK and a Full Technological Diploma holder of City & Guilds – London. Aruna obtained his MBA from Preston University – USA.