Prof. Ajantha S. Dharmasiri

Prof. Ajantha S. Dharmasiri

Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri holds unparalleled importance in plantations Agri value chain management, combining over three decades of diverse private and public sector experience, including roles at Unilever and Nestle. As a Chartered Manager, Chartered HR Professional, and Chartered Electrical Engineer, his expertise spans academia, corporate leadership, and international engagements.

Serving on the boards of Softlogic PLC, DSI Samsons Group, and the Benedict XVI Catholic Institute, Prof. Dharmasiri's influence extends beyond academia into the corporate realm. He has contributed significantly to the National Institute of Business Management and the Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia.

With a Ph.D. and MBA from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Prof. Dharmasiri is a distinguished academic scholar. His role as the editor of the Sri Lankan Journal of Management and authorship of ten books underscore his commitment to advancing knowledge.

As a conference speaker, corporate trainer, and strategy consultant, he has received accolades, including the Platinum Award from PIMA and the prestigious IPM Lifetime Gold Award. Prof. Dharmasiri's transition from an "Engineer of Electrical" to an "Engineer of Hearts and Minds" showcases his unique approach, making him an invaluable contributor to plantations Agri value chain management.

 

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Prof. Ajantha S. Dharmasiri