Mr. Deepta Ekanayake Director/Chief Executive Officer ADS Professionals (Private) Limited External Director – FISD Deepta Ekanayake was an Executive Director at DPMC Assetline Holdings and he also held Executive Directorships in all its subsidiary companies. Mr. Ekanayake served for a period spanning 20 years at the David Pieris Group of Companies, during which he carried…

Professor Mohamed Mahees, PhD. Professor in Sociology External Director – FISD Prof. Mahees received his B.A. Hons in Sociology from University of Peradeniya (1999), M.A. Research Degree in Environmental Sociology from University of Colombo (2007), PhD in Water Resource Management from Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya in affiliation with Crossing Boundaries project of…

Dr. Priyangani Jayasundara Country Director South Asian Women Leaders Association External Director – FISD Multi Skilled professional with over three decades of varied local and global experience in Education, Supply Chain Management, Training of Trainers, Capacity Building, Career Guidance, Business Management, Business Entrepreneurial for SME’s, Human Resources Management, Leadership Management and Customer Relationships Management in…

Ravi Kandiah Substance Use Control Consultant and Trainer, Director – FISD Ravi Kandiah holds a Master of Science from University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka and a diploma in Development Studies from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He counts three decades of work experience on Substance Use Control with progressively increasing responsibilities since 1988. He worked…

Samitha Sugathimala Executive Director/Programme Director Samitha Sugathimala works as the Programme Director at Foundation for Innovative Social Development and gives overall direction to the 3 thematic areas of FISD- Gender and Development, Child Rights Protection and Promotion and Alcohol and Drugs and Development which includes conceptualizing, managing and providing technical inputs. She is responsible for…

Project Manager - SIDA

Sachintha Welipitiya Project Manager – SIDA Sachintha is the Program Manager for the Strengthening Civil Society Organizations Program at FISD, which is in collaboration with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Save the Children Sri Lanka. She holds over a decade of experience in international development and project management, with an BSc in Bio…

Project Assistant - SIDA

Ama Edirisingha Project Assistant – SIDA Ama serves as the Program Assistant for the Strengthening Civil Society Organizations Program at FISD. She has a BA in Sociology and is currently working towards a Master of Arts in Sociology. Her role reflects a passion for conducting multidisciplinary research and engaging with diverse individuals, especially children, to…

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Project Officer Project - Humanitarian Emergency Response

Asanthika Project Officer Project – Humanitarian Emergency Response Asanthika works at FISD as the Project Officer for the Humanitarian Emergency Response Project, which is a collaboration between Save the Children Sri Lanka and the Women’s Development Centre (WDC). She has a BSc in Computing and Networking and an MSc in IT Consultancy. She has worked…