Prof Ajantha Dharmasiri is a conference speaker, corporate trainer, strategy consultant, author and an academic. He has a rare combination of being a Chartered HR professional, Chartered Electrical Engineer, and a Chartered, fellow member of the Management Institute (CMI), UK. He is the Director and Chairman of the Board of Management of Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Sri Lanka, and was a Vice President of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM).
He is an Adjunct Professor at Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma. He is also the editor of the pioneering Sri Lankan Journal of Management (SLJM). Being a Commonwealth AMDISA Doctoral Fellow Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, and a Commonwealth Postdoctoral Fellow, he is also an independent director of several boards and serves in several governing councils. He carries three decades of private and public sector experience including Unilever and Nestle, with consultancy engagements in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
He has transitioned himself from being an “Engineer of Electrical” to an “Engineer of Hearts and Minds.”
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