Director General of National Security Think Tank Sri Lanka(INSSSL); BSc in Computer Science; MBA; Executive education, Harvard Kennedy School. Formerly: Adviser to the Minister of External Affairs and Executive Director, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (National Think Tank); Director-General, BIDTI, a diplomatic training institute; Chairman, Foreign Employment Agency and Fishery Harbours Corporation; worked in the private sector with Sri Lanka Telecom and Hutchison. Currently: Visiting Lecturer in International Political Economy University of London in Sri Lanka(RIC); International Columnist and Commentator. Founder and Chairman, Diri Saviya Foundation. Founding Curator, Global Shapers Colombo Hub. Country Chair, Global Dignity.