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Senior Consultant

Shirley Silva

Senior Consultant

Educational Qualifications

  • BSc in Physical Science - University of Ceylon (Colombo)

Professional Qualifications

  • He was trained by Hay management of Singapore in Performance Management.
  • Trained in USA, UK, Geneva, Singapore, Dubai, Nepal, and Bangladesh in various disciplines including HR, Security, Good Governance, Risk Management etc.

Working Experience

  • Started his career as a Teacher at Ananda College
  • He was commissioned as a full Lieutenant and posted to the Education Service of the Sri Lanka Army
  • A trainer in academics at the Army Education Center and later at the newly established Officer Cadet School
  • Was promoted as a  Major where he held the position of Second in Command of the SLAGSC
  • Director Field Programs at the Family Planning Association
  • Personnel Executive at the newly formed National carrier Air Lanka
  • Personnel Services Manager and later Security manager (Training) – Air Lanka
  • Held all senior positions in the National Council culminating in becoming President in 2003
  • Served in many International Committees.
  • Resource person for the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, INGRED, Sri Lanka Jaycees
  • Industrial Security Foundation, Business Contact, Skills Lanka
  • A training consultant and trainer for Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Conducted numerous in-house and Public Courses during the last fifteen years and made presentations at International Conferences including the WHO General Assembly in Geneva and the prestigious Asia Pacific Aviation Security Conference on four consecutive occasions
  • He has conducted interactive training programs for over thirty five years in State, Private Sector and NGO sectors and has developed a wide repertoire of training courses both in English and Sinhala.

Other honorary positions held

  • He was elected as the National President of the Sri Lanka Jaycees a youth organization which pioneered management education in Sri Lanka.