Management Staff

Mr. Gihan Silva


Gihan Silva is a Management Professional holding a Master of Business Administration Degree from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, and is a Graduate of the Faculty Development Institute of Lions Clubs International. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (MCIM), Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (MAAT). He has been Lecturer/ Facilitator for MBA, MSc and BBA Degree programmes of international universities and the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK for over a decade, and a Consultant/ Trainer of the Ministry of Public Management Reforms of the Government of Sri Lanka.

He counts over three decades of management experience in reputed organisations with leading local and international brands in diverse sectors and industries.

As a societal leader, Gihan Silva is a member of the Global Leadership Team of Lions Clubs International and is the Global Leadership Team District Coordinator and Team Leader - Leadership Development Specialist Team of Lions Clubs International District 306 C1, and a Life Member of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka. He has been a newscaster at a private national television station for over a decade, and the Manager of the Champion Cricket Team of the Mercantile Premier Division Knock- out Tournament.

Ms. Erandi Dodamwala


Erandi is an energetic and result-oriented individual with a proven track record in education management, sales, marketing and new venture development in two leading education organisations in Sri Lanka. Erandi was involved in building new business entities and developing them to sustainable SBU’s in these two organisations. She counts over 14 years of experience having grown from a management trainee to a head of a business operation where she was able to harness her leadership by building resilient teams and leading teams towards exceptional performance.

She holds a MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Peradeniya. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing as well a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Asia Pacific Institute of Digital Marketing in Sri Lanka.

Dr. Dhananjay Kulkarni

Dean of Academic Affairs

Dr. Dhananjay completed his undergraduate degree Bachelor of Engineering in his hometown at University of Pune, India. He received both his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in the field of Computer Science from the University of California, USA. Between 2007 and 2010, he was an Assistant Professor at the Boston University, USA, where he taught courses and conducted research related to Software Engineering, Databases and Information Security. He was also a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Brandeis University during 2007-2008.

As the chair of the Research Committee he led several projects to promote research among staff and students, including organizing workshops, seminars and conferences. Under Dr. Dhananjay’s guidance several final year and MSc students have co-authored research papers at local and international level in the areas Data Mining, Digital Forensics, Steganography, Password Security and Data Modelling. Dr. Dhananjay’s current research interests are in the areas of Data Streams, Password Security, Real-time Event Processing, Cyber Security, and Information Privacy. He has published his previous work in several journal and conference papers in international level ACM and IEEE publications. He also serves as a member of the Program Committee and Review Board of International Conferences and Journals in the field of Computing.