Council Members

Mr. H.S. Premachandra
Hon. President

Director (Western Province)
Central Environmental Authority

BSc. Special (Hons)
MSc. M.I.Biol

Prof. W.L. Sumathipala
Hon. Imm. Past President

Advisor/Consultant, Ministry of Environment. Former President – SLAAS, Former President – Institute of Physics,

Emeritus Professor in Physics

Prof. Niranjanie Rathnayake
Hon. President Elect.

President, The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka

Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa
BSc Eng (Cey), M Eng (Wales)
FIESL, Chartered Engineer
Member, IEPSL

Mrs Shiranee Yasaratne
Senior Vice President

CEO/Managing Director, Sustainability Agenda (Pvt) Ltd.,
Senior Advisor, Biodiversity Sri Lanka

MSc Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Gene Technology
BSc (Hons) Zoology
M I Biol; CEnvP
Winner of ZONTA Woman of Achievement: Environment category – 2006

Mr. Asela Iddawela
Vice President

Chairman, Geological Survey and Mines Bureau
& Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (Technical Service)

Director (Projects), Presidential Task Force on Kidney Disease Prevention

Mr. Ajith U K Ethugala
Hon. Secratary

Assistant Project Director (Environment),
Project Management Unit,
Strategic Cities Development Project (SCDP),
Ministry of Urban Development, Water Supply & Housing Facilities

MEng (Envt. Eng), CEnvP, BSc. (Perad)

Dr. I. Dissanayaka



Mr. Randeewa Malalasooriya
Asst. Treasurer

Managing Director Viridis Group & RR Environmental Services

MBA- Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
BSc-University of Sri Jayawardenapura
Senior Leadership Diploma Duke Corporate Education, Switzerland
Lead Auditor ISO 9001, 14001, 22000 & OHSAS 18001

Dr. W.M.P.S.B Wahala



Mrs. Dharshani Lahandapura
Asst. Editor



Mrs. Ramani Ellepola

Environmental Specialist/Consultant
Former Director General, Central Environmental Authority
Former President IEPSL

B Sc (Hon) Chemistry (Special)
Masters in Environmental Science
M I Chem C, CEnvP

Prof. (Mrs.) H. Ranasinghe
Council Member



Mrs. Kanthi De Silva

Acting Deputy Director General
Environmental Management & Assessment Division
Central Environmental Authority
Former Secretary IEPSL

BSc.(Hons), MSc. CEnvP

Mr. V. R. Sena Peiris

Founding Director/Chief Executive Officer of National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC)
Visiting Lecturer

B Sc in Engineering ( 2nd Class) University of Peradeniya
Cleaner Production Expert in 1997 under UNIDO program
Corporate member of Society of Engineers(UK), Institute of Plant Engineers(UK), Institute of Energy (UK), Institute of Environmental Professionals (SL),Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association (SL), International Solid Waste Management Association, Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production.

Mr. Janaka Wijesekara
Council Member



Mr. Sanjeewa Chulakumara

General Manager INSEE Ecocycle (Exco Member) 
Siam City Cement Lanka Limited
(Responsible for entire waste management business)

MBA Australian Institute of Business Administration
B.Sc. (Chemistry, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Computer, Economics & Management) -University of Peradeniya
Dip in Mgt American College of Higher Education
DPMM- Institute of Supply and Materials Management
Dip Corporate Environmental Management (IEPSL)

Mr. Kaushlya Rajapaksha
Council Member



Mr. Mahesh Jaltota

Deputy Director, Waste Management Division, Central environmental Authority, Battaramulla

M Sc Forestry and Environmental Management, University of Sri Jayawardanapura
Advance Diploma in Sustainable Urban Development, InWent ,Republic of Germany
18 years experience in Environmental Management

Dr. Nishanthi Perera

Visiting Academic and Freelance Consultant

PhD in Protected Area Management; MPhil in Zoology and BSc – General

Mr. Anuradha Vanniarachchi
Council Member




Ms. Arosha Hemali
Council Member


Bachelor of Science in Chemical & Process Engineering University of Moratuwa, field of specialization in Energy Engineering.
12 years of experience in industrial waste management & project lead on energy and material recovery.Advanced certificate holder in CIMA-Charted Institute of management Accountant-London.
Interior designer. Main area of designing perspective designing.Cleaner Production practitioner, Energy management consultant certified on ISO 50001:2011 Energy management Systems.
Green Chemistry facilitator. Reading for Master of Philosophy under Faculty of Postgraduate studies, University of Moratuwa.


Mr. Trishan Perera
Council Member

Manager – University Business Linkage Cell, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Vice President – Section B (Agriculture and Forestry) of SLAAS

B.Sc., M Sc (Reading – Forestry and Environmental Management), MIEPSL

Office Bearers



Finance Committee

Dr. I. DissanayakeHead
Mr. H.S. Premachandra Member
Mr. Randeewa MalalasoriyaMember
Mr. Asela IddawelaMember
Mr. A Rajaratnam Member
Mr. Trishan PereraMember

Academic And Examination Committee

Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe Head
Prof. Niranjanie Ratnayake Member
Mrs. Ramani EllepolaMember
Mrs. Dhammi PindeniyaMember
Mr. Chamath AbeysingheMember
Ms. Isuri DharmasomaMember
Ms. Chathurika GamlassageMember

Membership Committee

Prof. W.L. SumathipalaMember
Prof. Niranjanie Ratnayake Head
Ms. Seuwandi WIckramasingheMember
Mrs. Kanthi de SilvaMember
Mr. Sangeeth WickramasingheMember

Marketing and Communications Committee

Mrs. Shiranee YasaratneHead
Mr. Sanjeewa ChulakumaraMember
Mr. Randeewa MalalasooriyaMember
Mr. Janaka WijesekaraMember
Mr. Trishan PereraMember
Mr. Anuradha WanniarachchiMember

Research and Publication Committee

Dr. W.M.P.S.B. WahalaHead
Prof. W.L. SumathipalaMember
Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe Member
Mrs. Dharshani LahandapuraMember
Dr. Lakmini Senadheera Member
Ms. Chathurika GamlassageMember

Industrial Relationship Committee

Eng. V.R. Sena PeirisHead
Mr. Lalith WasanthaMember
Mr. Sanjeewa ChulakumaraMember
Mr. D. HettiarachchiMember
Mr. Samantha KumarasenaMember
Ms. Arosha Hemamali Member