Eng. G. D. A. Piyatilake - Chairman


BSc. Eng. (Hons), PG. Dip. (Const. Mgt), PG. Dip. (Port & Coastal Eng.) Norway, MIE (SL) C. Eng., MASCE

Appointed as the Chairman of the Board in 2015. Functions concurrently as Chairman of the Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL. He counts more than 34 years’ experience in the field of Civil Engineering.
He started his career in CECB as a Design Engineer in 1983. In 1985, he became Resident Engineer in Victoria Hydropower Project. He has worked as Project Manager/Consultant and Project Manager/Construction as well. He served as Deputy General Manager (WP 1) in 2005 and Additional General Manager (WP 2) in 2007. In 2010 he was appointed as the Corporate Additional General Manager of EPC division of CECB.

Eng. N. Rupasinghe - Director


BSc. Eng. (Hons), PG. Dip. (Hydropower) Norway, C. Eng., MIE (SL), MICE (London), Licd. Surveyor

Appointed to the Board as Director in 2015. Concurrently serves as a Director of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL. He has Served as Chairman, CECB from 2005 to 2014.
Holds nationally important development responsibilities as Secretary, Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development since 2015. He counts over 34 years of extensive Engineering and Management experience in the Bureau having joined CECB as Civil Engineer in 1981 and served as Civil Engineer, Resident Engineer, Chief Resident Engineer, Project Manager, Additional General Manager and General Manager. Pioneered the establishment of Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Division starting as the Project Manager (Infrastructure Construction) and as Additional General Manager (EPC).

Eng. K. L. S. Sahabandu - Director


BSc. Eng. (Hons), PG. Dip. (Hyd. Eng.) MSC (Structural Eng.), C. Eng., MIE (SL), MICE (London), M Cons. E (SL), FSSE (SL)

Appointed to the Board as a Director in 2011. Since 2013 he holds the position of General Manager of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL.
He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering and also obtained MSC in Structural Engineering from the University of NewCastle upon Tyne, U.K.
He assumed duties as Site Engineer of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau in 1980. In 1983 he was appointed as a Structural Design Engineer for Randenigala and Rantambe Hydropower projects. He became the Senior Design Engineer of the Structural Design Division of CECB in 1988.
From 1994 to 2000 he served CECB as Chief Design Engineer of Central Bank, Head Office construction and subsequently was appointed as Project Manager (EPC Design Unit) in 2001.In 2006, he became the Additional General Manager (Design, Research & Development). He served as a Corporate Additional General Manager (Consultancy) of CECB from 2010 to 2013.

Eng. S. P. P. Nanayakkara - Director / Chief Operation Manager (COM)


BSc. Eng., C. Eng., MICE (UK), MIE (SL)

Appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in 2016. Currently serves as a Director of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL.
He served as Chief Executive Officer from 2014 to 2016 to CESL. He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering and started his career as a shift Engineer of Maduru Oya Irrigation and Hydropower Project in 1980. He served as a Civil engineer in Randenigala Hydropower project in 1984 and Senior Engineer at Samanalawewa Hydropower project in 1988.
In 2001 he started the EPC – Southern Province Section as a Project Manager and served there as a Deputy General Manager (EPC-SP) from 2006 to 2007 and as an Additional General Manager (EPC-SP) from 2007 to 2015 and as Corporate Additional General Manager (EPC) till September 2016. He counts over 36 years of extensive Engineering and Management experience in the Bureau and CESL as well.

Mr. M. R. G. Ranathunge - Director


LL.B (Sri Lanka), Attorney-at-Law, Notary Public, Company Secretary, Actg. Magistrate.

Appointed to the Board as a Director in 2015. Concurrently serves as Working Director, Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL. Further he was a working Director to CECB during the period of 2007 to 2010.
He is an Attorney-at–law of Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and he called to the Bar in year 1985. He was formerly a secretary to Rakna Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. He has held Director positions at Water Resource Board and Fertilizer Corporation and Department of Health. He was the former Zonal President of North Central Province Bar association of Sri Lanka. Presently he is one of the Directors of “Api Wenuwen Api” programme under Ministry of Defense. .

Eng. A. Galketiya - Director


BSc. Eng., C. Eng., MIE (SL)

Appointed to the Board in 2015. Currently serves as a Corporate Additional General Manager (EPC -Division) in Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL.
He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering and started his career as a Trainee Engineer in CECB in 1986. In 1987, He was appointed as the Shift Engineer (Power House) at Samanalawewa Hydropower project. Subsequently he served as a Resident Engineer, Project Manager in Uva province. In 2005, he was promoted as Additional General Manger (EPC-North of Colombo). Thereafter he became the Additional General Manger (EPC-Uva) and Sabaragamuwa.

Eng. T. D. Wickramarathna - Director


BSc. Eng. (Hons), M. Eng. PG. Dip. (Hydrology) MICE (UK), FIE (SL), C. Eng.

Appointed to the Board in 2015. Currently serves as a Corporate Additional General Manager (Consultancy) in Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL.
He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering and joined Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau in 1981 as a Civil Engineer. He worked as a Design Engineer, Resident Engineer, Project Manager, Deputy General Manager and appointed as Additional General Manager (Water Resources) in 2006.He was appointed as Corporate Additional General Manager of consultancy Bureau in year 2015.

Mr. H. M. U. N. B. Mawathagama - Director


CBA (ICASL), Dip in Acct, SAT

Appointed to the Board in 2015. Currently serves as Finance Manager, in Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, parent organization of CESL.
He started his career in 1979, as a payment officer at Mahaweli Development Board. In 1988, he became a Project Accountant, Nuwara Eliya special area of Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka. From 1990 to 1993, he was the project Accountant of Kothmale Project and MEA head office under Mahaweli Programme.
He was working as a Finance & Administrative Executive at Enterprise Promotion Centre under RRRDP Kandy since 1999, until he joined CECB as an Accountant in year 2000.