Minosha joined LKI in April 2019.She is currently studying for her Masters in Development Studies (MDS) at the University of Colombo. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Degree in Management and International Business from the Edith Cowan University. She also holds a Diploma in International Relations from the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS). Minosha completed her secondary education at Ladies’ College, Colombo 7. As an undergraduate, Minosha was actively involved in various societies, and held the positions of the Main Organizer and the President for Students’ Activity Council for two consecutive years.
Librarian and Government Relations Officer / Bhadra Jayasinghe
Bhadra joined LKI in March 2017.
She received a General Degree in Arts from the University of Peradeniya, and completed the Final Examination in Library & Information Science conducted by the Sri Lanka Library Association which is the professional organisation in the library field. She also holds the MSSc in Library & Information Science from the University of Kelaniya.
Bhadra started her career as a Librarian attached to the Local Government Service, and then served for more than 30 years in a number of special libraries. After her retirement as the librarian at Sri Lanka Foundation, she contributed her skills to several projects. She is also a member of the Sri Lanka Library Association.
Finance, Procurement and Human Resources Officer / Nihal Vitharana
Nihal joined LKI in 2019.
He has 23 years of experience in the public sector. He is a Public Management Assistant Service Class l Officer, and holds a certificate-level course in Stores Management in the public sector.
At LKI, Nihal handles the financial transactions of the Institute and prepares the monthly statements of accounts. He also maintains all records related to the personnel of LKI, and attends to repairs of all equipment.
Executive Assistant / Shashindri Gunasinghe
Shashindri joined LKI in July 2019.
She obtained her Diploma in Law from the University of London, and completed her secondary education at Bishop’s College, Colombo 3. As a student, she was actively involved in various extra-curricular activities including, dancing, badminton, and chess.
She has over two years of work experience, including as a Public Relations Officer at the United Nations Refugee Agency.
At LKI, Shashindri is responsible for assisting the Executive Director, and assists with the Institute’s day-to-day administrative tasks.
Office Assistant and Driver / W. M. K. G. Gayan
Gayan has been at LKI for three years and is responsible for assisting the Executive Director’s office with deliveries, messages, and maintenance. He also assists the Caretaker during events and serves as a driver to the Executive Director.
Office Assistant / Nilantha Kumara
Nilantha joined LKI in March 2019.He has over two decades of experience working under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.In his capacity at LKI, Nilantha assists the administrative staff to carry out their official duties, overlooks office maintenance, and assists in the delivery of office documents.
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