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Dr. Anura Ekanayake

Independent Director
pharmaceutical
Hemas Pharmaceuticals
Namibia

Biography

Dr. Anura Ekanayake is a former Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the Industrial Association of Sri Lanka and The International Natural Rubber Council. He has had an illustrious career in public service serving as a Senior Economist of the Mahaweli Authority, Director on the Boards of the State Plantations Corporation and JEDB, Director of Planning to the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Director General of the Ministry of Public Administration. Dr. Ekanayake held directorships in all 23 regional plantations companies and also served on the Tea Research Board, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture and Plantation Housing and Social Welfare Development Trust. He left his two decade long public service and joined Unilever Sri Lanka and served as Director – Human Resources and Corporate Relations for 8 years. He serves at present on a number of boards of listed companies and non-listed companies. Dr. Ekanayake, holds a B.A. (Hons) and MSc (Agriculture) from the University of Peradeniya and a Ph.D in Economics from the Australian National University. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Dr. Ekanayake is a firm advocate of developing human capital and people transformatio

Research Interest

pharmaceutical science

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