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Chief Consultant

Dr. Ajantha Dharmasiri

Chief Consultant

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. and an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Working Experience

  • Senior Faculty Member and a Management Consultant attached to the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka and its affiliated International Center in the United Arab Emirates.
  • A Fulbright Post-doctoral Fellow - Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA
  • Strategic role of Human Resources in South Asia, as a commonwealth AMDISA Doctoral Fellow
  • Over two decades of both private and public sector working experience in diverse environments including Unilever and Nestle
  • Conducted and facilitated sessions in Bahrain, Bangladesh, India, Oman, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.

International Consultancy Assignments

  • Development of a strategic human resource plan for SEDCO (Saudi Arabia)
  • Strengthening the best practices on teamwork at Transnet port operations (South Africa)
  • Implementation of Balanced Scorecard for Rahiemafrooz Group (Bangladesh)
  • Devising a 360 degree leadership assessment tool for MaerskZealand (Bangladesh)
  • Implementation of “5 S” as a productivity enhancer at Royal Park Residences (Bangladesh)
  • Implementation of “Enterprise Culture” in Unilever Arabia (in Bharain, Oman, Saudi Arabia)
  • Enhancing leadership skills of managers of MaerskZealand (Saudi Arabia)

Professional memberships

    Member of the Chartered Institute of Management (UK) as well.