Board of Directors

 

CEO
Mr.Chamara Ariyathilaka
Sri Lanka Climate Fund



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Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda
Managing Director
Sri Lanka Climate Fund

Dr. Batagoda is a BA Honours (in Geography) Graduate from the University of Sri Jayawardanapura and also holds a Ph.D. inEnvironmental Science from University of East Anglia, UK, MSc in Natural Resources Management from Michigan State University, USA and Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. In addition, he holds a Certificate in Public Administration from Institute of Development Administration.

Dr. Batagoda is a Board member of Board of Directors of Ceylon Electricity Board, Litro Gas Lanka Ltd., Sri Lanka Tourist Development Authority, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Urban Development Authority. In addition, he was the Director-General of Department of National Planning General Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Planning. He held several senior positions in Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Plantation Industries, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and Ministry of Finance and Planning. Further, he has served as an Assistant Secretary to his Excellency the President of Sri Lanka, President Secretariat, Sri Lanka and served  as the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury. Currently he appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy.  Dr. Batagoda has authored several books including State of the Environment in Sri Lanka, The Economic Valuation of Alternative Uses of Mangrove Forests in Sri Lanka and co-authored books including Urban Air Quality Management in Sri Lanka, Theoretical Manual for Environmental Valuation in Sri Lanka and Fiscal Policies on Fuels and Vehicles in Sri Lanka etc.

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Professor R K Lal Mervin Dharmasiri
Board Director                   
Sri Lanka Climate Fund

Professor R K Lal Mervin Dharmasiri is a BA Honours (in Geography) Graduate from the University of Kelaniya  in 1985 and also he hold   MA in Rural Development, Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), Andhra Pradesh, India, M.Sc  in Sustainable Agriculture, AUN  also PhD. in Agricultural Geography, University of Pune, India, 2009. In addition, he holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Agriculture in Agricultural University of Norway (AUN)

Professor R K Lal Mervin Dharmasiri  was the Head, Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya 2004 – 2010, Senior Lecturer I, Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya, 1996 – 2009, Senior Treasurer, Christian Students’ Society, University of Kelaniya, 2006- 2009, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya, 2010 to date, . Now he is Chairman, Central Environment Authority (CEA), Chairman for a Committee on “Re-study of  Uma Oya project” appointed by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Environment and Mahaweli Development, Board of Director-Sri Lanka Carbon fund (Pvt) Ltd., Board of Director- Natural Resources Management Service (Pvt.) Ltd.(NRMS) Registration No: PV 4398, A MASL Company under Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management, Dam Site, Polgolla and he is member of Steering Committee of the Western Region Mega polis Planning Project. Ministry of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth and Cultural Affairs, “Sethsiripaya”,  Battaramulla.

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Mrs. R.M.D. Rathnayake
Board Director
Sri Lanka Climate Fund

Mrs. Damitha Rathnayake, Deputy Director, Department of Treasury Operations has been appointed to the post of Chairman of the Agricultural and Agrarian Insurance Board on acting basis.