Past Executive Committees

2012/2013 Executive Committee of the BCS Sri Lanka Section

Standing:Ms. Kalani Samarawickrema, Mr. Sanjeewa Perera, Mr. Aruna Perera, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. E Alonzo Doll, Mr. Lakmal Senanayake, Mr. Shanaka P. Rajapakse, Mr. Qasid Mukthar,

Seated:Dr. R.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage, Mr. K.V. Kuganathan (Treasurer), Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne (Chairman), Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera (Secretary), Prof. Gihan Wikramanayake (Immediate Past Chairman), Dr. Dileepa De Silva (Past Chairman).

Absent: Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office)

Activities carried out during 2012/13

2011/2012 Executive Committee of the BCS Sri Lanka Section

Standing: Mr. Shanaka P. Rajapakse, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. Ransith Fernando, Mr. E Alonzo Doll, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage, Mr. Sanjeewa Perera, Mr. Qasid Mukthar, Ms. Kalani Samarawickrema, Mr. Imran Vilcassim, Mr. K.V. Kuganathan

Seated: Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake (Immediate Past Chairman), Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne (Treasurer), Prof. Gihan Wikramanayake (Chairman), Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera (Secretary), Dr. R.B. Ekanayake, Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

Activities carried out during 2012/13

2010/2011 Executive Committee of the BCS Sri Lanka Section

Standing: Mr. Shanaka P. Rajapakse, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. Ransith Fernando, Mr. E Alonzo Doll, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage, Mr. Sanjeewa Perera, Mr. Qasid Mukthar, Ms. Kalani Samarawickrema, Mr. Imran Vilcassim, Mr. K.V. Kuganathan

Seated: Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake (Immediate Past Chairman), Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne (Treasurer), Prof. Gihan Wikramanayake (Chairman), Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera (Secretary), Dr. R.B. Ekanayake, Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

Activities carried out during 2012/13

Mr. Sanjeewa Perera, Member, ExCO

Mr. Sanjeeva Perera, a member of BCS, has over 20 years of experience diversified in many areas in the ICT industry. His highly diversified expertise within the software lifecycle ranges from software designing, development, testing, network administration, database administration to IT project management. His career has brought him knowledge in electronics engineering, telecommunication, and electrical engineering. Further he has been a candidate, sought after by many prestigious institutes both local and international, such as SITA, PageNet and The National Medical Products Company Limited in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His overseas experience has given him exposure and confidence in program analysis, widening his vastly diversified skill portfolio.

Sanjeeva is a Microsoft Certified Professional and has been trained at the Huawei University in China and in Singapore. Further, he holds certificates from Linux and Oracle for his proficiency in these technologies. Sanjeeva is professionally qualified in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering from The City & Guilds of London. He holds multiple diplomas and certificates from, Institute for telecommunication Engineers, National Institute of Business Management, Singapore Institute for Management in recognition of his expertise. He has a MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies of Rajarata University.

Sanjeeva serves the section committee as an executive committee member since 2010. He is also a member of NBQSA organizing committee since 2009. Sanjeeva has served NBQSA as a National Level ICT Judge from 2010 onwards. He is currently working at Dialog Axiata PLC in the Enterprise IT division as a Unit Manager.

M Qasid Mukthar, Member, ExCO

Mr. M Qasid Mukthar is a member of the BCS – The Charted Institute for IT. He also holds the professional qualification – Australian Computer Society (ACS). He is new to the ExCo, and has been a part of the NBQSA sub committee.

Qasid counts over 7 years of experience in the software user interface field. He currently works at Ecode Lanka Software (Pvt) Ltd – as a Senior UI Engineer who’s accountable for analyzing the latest industry & design trends, developing design concepts & user interfaces.

2009/2010 Executive Committee of the BCS Sri Lanka Section

Standing: Mr. Shanaka P. Rajapakse, Mr. Ranil Perera, Mr. K.V. Kuganathan, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. Ransith Fernando, Mr. Chandrasiri Weerasekera, Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne (Treasurer), Mr. E Alonzo Doll, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage

Seated: Ms. Suranee Samarasekera (Infotel Operations), Dr. R.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera (Secretary), Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake (Immediate Past Chairman), Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake (Chairman), Ms. Nilu Rajapaksa, Ms. Kalani Samarawickrema

Absent: Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office)

Activities carried out during 2012/13

2008/2009

Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake (Chairman), Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera (Secretary), Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne (Treasurer), Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake (Immediate Past Chairman), Dr. Dileepa De Silva, Dr. R.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. Ransith Fernando, Ms. Nilu Rajapaksa, Mr. S. Felix Rajendran, Mr. Shanaka P. Rajapakse, Mr. Chandrasiri Weerasekera, Mr. Ranil Perera, Mr. Madu Ratnayake, Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

2007/2008

Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake (Chairman), Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera (Secretary), Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake (Treasurer), Dr. Dileepa De Silva (Immediate Past Chairman), Ms. Gupthani Gunasekera, Mr. D.S. Hettiarachchi, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne, Mr. Ransith Fernando, Ms. Nilu Rajapaksa, Mr. S. Felix Rajendran, Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

Activities carried out during 2007/08

2006/2007

Dr. Dileepa De Silva (Chairman), Dr. D.R. Amarasingam (Secretary), Ms. Dilanthi Fernando (Treasurer), Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Wasantha Weerakoone, Mr. Bimal Yainne, Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake, Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake, Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera, Mr. Priyanka Jayathilake, Ms. Gupthani Gunasekera, Mr. D.S. Hettiarachchi, Mr. Nayana Serasinghe, Mr. Vajeendra S Kandegamage, Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Mr. M.G. Tillekeratne, Mr. Ransith Fernando, Mr. Sarith Fernando, Mr. N.A.A.P.K. Nedurana, Mr. Mahen Samararatne, Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena, Member, ExCO

Mr. Buddhika Siddhisena obtained his B.Sc (Physical Science) from University of Colombo. He is also a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS). At present, Buddhika Siddhisena is the Co-Founder & CTO of THINKCube Systems which specializes in Collaboration Technologies for the Enterprise. Prior to joining THINKcube, he was working as a Technical Consultant at the R&D Lab of Virtusa (Pvt) Ltd. He has over 10 years of experience in IT, in the areas of FOSS, E-Commerce and Networking Technologies.

Buddhika has also been involved through the inception of several leading FOSS projects, such as Sahana Disaster Management System and Tarprobane GNU/Linux Distribution. He is an active member of the Lanka Linux User Group and the Sri Lankan FOSS Community.

Mr. Ransith Fernando, Member, ExCO

Mr. Ransith Fernando joined the Sri Lanka section of the BCS in 2006/07 and worked in the sub committees for the NBQSA and the Lecture Series. He served the committee for six years until 2011/12.

In his professional life he manages SAP systems across MAS Holdings and is a member of the CIO Council of MAS. His current interests are on the harmonization of data across multiple SAP systems. He had around 23 years of experience in the IT field including management, offshore software development and training.

Ransith has completed the BCS examinations. Additionally holds a NIBM Diploma, Computer Science Degree from the University of Colombo, MBA in IT from the University of Moratuwa. He has received further IT training in Belgium, UK, India, Japan and the US including executive education at Stanford Business School.

2005/2006

Mr. K. Ramathas (Chairman), Mr. Bimal Yainne (Secretary), Dr. Dileepa De Silva (Treasurer), Mr. Jayantha De Silva (Immediate Past Chairman), Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. Wasantha Weerakoone, Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake, Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake, Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera, Ms. Gupthani Gunasekera, Mr. Priyanka Jayathilake, Mr. D.S. Hettiarachchi, Mr. Nayana Serasinghe, Mr. N.A.A.P.K. Nedurana, Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

2004/2005

Mr. K. Ramathas (Chairman), Mr. Bimal Yainne (Secretary), Dr. Dileepa De Silva (Treasurer), Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake, Mr. Ruwan Amarasekera, Mr. Sujeewa Dissanayake, Ms. Dirukshi Fernando (Replaced by Ms. Gupthani Gunasekera), Mr. Priyanka Jayathilake, Mr. Jayantha De Silva (Advisory – Immediate Past Chairman), Ms. Niranjala Weerasinghe (Regional Office).

2003/2004

Mr. Jayantha De Silva (Chairman), Mr. K. Ramathas (Secretary), Dr. Dileepa De Silva (Treasurer), Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe (Immediate Past Chairman), Mr. Bimal Yainne, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Mr. Wasantha Weerakoone, Mr. Sriyan De Silva, Mr. Ajith Paranavitane and Dr. Gihan Wikramanayake.

2002/2003

Mr. Jayantha De Silva (Chairman), Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe, Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Mr. J.M.C.I. Silva, Dr. Dileepa De Silva, Mr. Palitha Rodrigo, Mr. Wasantha Weerakoone, Mr. Bimal Yainne.

2001/2002

Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe (Chairman), Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Ms. M.S. Illagaratne, Mr. Jayantha De Silva, Mr. J.M.C.I. Silva, Mr. Raja Senanayake.

2000/2001

Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe (Chairman), Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Ms. M.S. Illagaratne, Mr. Jayantha De Silva, Mr. J.M.C.I. Silva.

1999/00

Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe (Chairman), Mr. K. Ramathas, Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Mr. B.C. Dumbukola, Ms. M.S. Illagaratne.

1998/99

Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe (Chairman), Mr. K. Ramathas, Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Lalith Kalupahana, Mr. D.H.K.G. Dollamulla.

1997/98

Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe (Chairman), Mr. K. Ramathas, Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. R.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Lalith Kalupahana, Mr. Ranjan Pererea.

Dr. R B Ekanayake, Member, ExCO

Dr. R B Ekanayake pioneered in bringing ICT to the local banking industry in addition to the enormous contribution to various aspects of business verticals. Dr. Ekanayake is a Board member of Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), and is a founder member as well as the first President of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL). Dr. R B Ekanayake is the first recipient to be honoured by the ICT Lifetime Achiever Awards was in 2007. He had completed over 40 years of service to the ICT industry and had led most of the largest local banks in their ICT modernisation drives.

1996/97

Mr. Gamini Wickramasinghe (Chairman), Mr. K. Ramathas, Dr. D.R. Amarasingam, Ms. Dilanthi Fernando, Mr. K. Kumareswaran, Mr. Ravi Palihawadana, Dr. W.S. Wijesoma.

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