Memberships in Professional Associations
A member of the Hotel & Catering International Management
In addition he contributes actively towards his chosen field
by holding office in the following:
- A member of the National Olympic Committee.
- The Secretary General of Adventure Operators Association
of Sri Lanka.
- The Secretary General of National Association of Canoeing
and Kayaking in Sri Lanka.
- Member of the Adventure Sub Committee – Sri Lanka
inbound tour operators association.
- Committee member – Field Ornithology Group of Sri
Lanka. 2003 & 2004
National & International contributions in Nature & Adventure Tourism and Management Training
Holds more than 7 years of management training experience.
Member of the 3-year National Tourism Strategic planning initiative for Sri Lanka Tourism – October 2006
Invitee for the 3 Day planning session on a national Destination Management System [DMC] and information and communication Technologies [ICT] framework for Tourism, organized by UNCTAD with the support of GTZ – October 2006
Participant in the National Symposium on Eco Tourism & Sri Lanka: Challenges and opportunities organized by the Department of Wild Life conservation – Sri Lanka - July 2006
Member of the Tourism Development core-group in Sri Lanka initiated by the Chartered Institute of Marketing / Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing – 2006 / 2007
Faculty member of the steering committee if UNDP funded Uva Province Tourism Development Master Plan.
Selected consultant to USAID in developing national trekking trails. [Currently under implementation]
Represented Sri Lanka in Commonwealth forum in Youth development – Rajasthan India 2005 and presented paper on Adventure Tourism inSri Lanka and its trends.
Invitee at the Daily Telegraph adventure show – Olympia London in 2004 to represent Sri Lanka’s Adventure perspective.
Represented Sri Lanka as an Observer in the Asian Canoe Confederation Congress – October 2003 – Bhopal India,
Facilitated the training intervention which was adjusted ad the World’s Best Individual Development Programmme in 2001.This was conducted by Junior Chamber International.