Count 23+ years of experience in the field of shipping, exports – (in Policy. marketing manufacturing), logistics, warehousing & supply chain management with administrative and operational experience in both the private & public sector. In addition to being an independent shipping/trade consultant, A UNESCAP certified trainer involved in professional training in the areas of international trade, logistics, transport and trade facilitation. Was appointed as the first secretary general of the Asian Shippers’ Council (comprising of 16 member countries in Asia - Oceania and a n advisory member of the London based Global Shippers’ Forum) in 2009.
Chaired the Sri Lanka shippers council and the South Asian shippers councils known as ASCOBIPS from 1999 - 2002.Currently a working group member of INCOTER MS+Transport drafting committee of ICC Paris.
I have served as a board member of many government institutions including SLPA/CSC/CFB, and in the advisory capacity to Ministers and ministries since 2000. Currently work as the senior consultant for ports and aviation to H.E the president’s office, through the Strategic Enterprise Management Agency (SEMA).
I served the academic syndicate of the University of Colombo at its Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA), appointed by the University Grants Commis sion from 2010 - 2012.
Part time lecturer at IHRA.
Global advisory member international chamber of commerce Paris on incoterms.
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019
5th Middle East Leasing summit 2019 , Dubai, UAE 16th -17th January 2019
Breakbulk Middle East 2019 , Dubai, UAE 11th -12th February 2019
Middle East Rail 2019 , Dubai 26th -27th February 2019
Block Chain Summit , The Mira Hong Kong 27th -28th February 2019
World Mobility Show , Dubai, UAE 06th -07th March 2019
Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 , Riyadh, KSA 11th -12th March 2019
Block Chain Summit , Kap Europa, Frankfurt 25th -26th March 2019
IOT Asia 2019 , Hall 1 Singapore EXPO 27th -28th March 2019
8th Supply chain innovation summit 2019 , Shanghai China 16th -17th May 2019
5th Logistics innovation summit 2019 , Shanghai China 16th -17th May 2019