HRMI Academic Council and Faculty
Professor Dayantha S Wijeyesekera, PhD (Edinburgh); Chairman of Academic Council. Former Vice Chancellor of Open University of Sri Lanka and University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka and present Chancellor, University of Vocational Technology. Recipient of Honorary Doctorates from the Open University of UK (DUniv), Open University Sri Lanka (D.Litt.) & University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (DSc).
Prof. Penelope Hood, PhD Dr. Hood counts over 30 years in Education with Lord Ashcroft International Business School of Anglia Ruskin University, UK and many other higher education institutions in UK.
Mr. Jayantha R De Silva - Global Productivity Development Specialist for International Labour Organisation
Mr. Gihan Talgodapitiya, FCMA, MBA (NUS) Director – Human Resource Management Institute, ILO Expert and International Corporate Trainer retained by over 300 organisations in the Asian Region
The Institute Faculty comprises of internal academic staff and senior management professionals from leading private and public sector institutions. All faculty members possess a relevant PhD or a Master’s degree together with at least 10 years of senior managerial experience. In addition, a panel of senior lecturers from state-owned Universities also visits the Institute. The Teaching Faculty Mr. Gihan Talgodapitiya, MBA(NUS), FCMA(UK), Director, HRMI & ILO Expert Mr. Rohan Pandithakorralage, BBM(Victoria), Director & Head of HR, Aitken Spence Group Mr. Isuru Tillakawardana,LLB (Colombo),MBA(Sri J), Chief HR Officer, Commercial Bank Mr. Rajeeve Gunathilake, BSc (Mech Eng) MSc (Ind Eng), Director, Glaxo SmithKline, SL Ms. Deshika Rodrigo, BA (Hons) (Washington), ACIB (UK), Head of HR, Standard Chartered Bank Mr. Yukthi Gunasekera, Juris Doctor, (Minnesota Law School, USA), PGD (CIM-UK), BA, former Head of Corporate Communications - John Keells Holdings Mr. Anthony Jayaranjan, FCA, FCMA(UK), Former Head of Learning & Devpt, John Keells Holdings Mr. Prasanna Perera, MBA (PIM), FCIM (UK), Chartered Marketer Management & Marketing Consultant Mr. Nalin Pasquel, MBA (Leicester), General Manager, Asiri Hospitals - Matara Mr. Bennett Patternott, MBA (Edith Cowan), MBA (Columbia), BCom (SJ), Head of HR, Carson Cumberbatch PLC. Mr. Chamin Fernando, BSc, MBS (Colombo), Peoples' Manager-Pearson Sri Lanka Mr. Rajitha P. Silva,BBA(Colombo), MBA (CSU–Australia), Lecturer, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Mr. Nandana Kanakaratne, BSc (Spl), MPhi (Peradeniya) Management Consultant, former Head of Learning & Dvp, Unilever Col. Raj Vijayasiri (rtd), MBM (KDU), Masters in Def. Studies (USA), former Group Training Manager at Hemas Group. Mr. Mathiesha Mahamalage, BCom (Mkt), B Ph., Head of HRD, Star Garments Mr. Gamini Nanda Gunawardana, BSc Eng (Hons), MBA (Col), C Eng; F.I.E. (SL), MBCS (UK), Consultant - HRD - Goodhope Asia Holdings Mr. Prialal de Silva, MBA(HRM), People Potential Development Specialist Mr. Manilka Fernando, MBA (Georgia, USA), FCA, Executive Director - Pership Group Formerly at NDB, Mashreq Bank, & Citibank N.A. Mr. Chandralal Liyanage, MBA (Western Sydney) HR Services Manager, South Asia Gateway Terminals Dr. Samantha Prabath Karunanayake, MBBS (Colombo), MBA - HRM(Colombo), PGD OHS (Colombo), PGD Psychology (Colombo), Director of Human Resources - China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd Mr. Priyanga Dassanayake, MBA (PIM), PGD in Marketing CIM (UK) Territory Business Manager - Oracle Corporation Sri Lanka and Maldives Ms. Gayani de Alwis, MBA (PIM), MSc (Reading), Former Director Customer Care & Supply Chain, Unilever Mr. Rasika Weerakoon, BSc (Peradeniya), MBA (Wayne - USA), Senior Manager (Quality & Training), Maga Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. Ms. Roshani Neluwapathirana, BSc (Sri J), MDM (AIM - Philippines), Lecturer. Mr. Thilak Edirisinghe, BSc HRM Sp (Hons) (Sri J), MSc Entra. (Sri J), MSc Acturial Science (Colombo), Lecturer. Ms. Wathsala Nanayakkara, BSc, MBA (AIB-Australia), Lecturer, Head of Operations - HRMI. Ms. Razeena Razick, MHRM (Kelaniya), Lecturer - HRMI Ms. Subhani de Silva BSc( Spl) Management ( Ruhuna) , MBA (Colombo) Lecturer - HRMI