HRMI Academic Council and Faculty
Mr. Jayantha R De Silva - Global Productivity Development Specialist for International Labour Organisation
The Faculty:The Institute Faculty comprises of internal academic staff and senior management professionals from leading private and public sector institutions. All faculty members possess a relevant PhD or a Master’s degree together with at least 10 years of senior managerial experience. In addition, a panel of senior lecturers from state-owned Universities also visits the Institute.
The Teaching Faculty
Mr. Gihan Talgodapitiya, MBA(NUS), FCMA(UK),Director, HRMI & ILO Expert
Mr. Rohan Pandithakorralage, BBM(Victoria),Director & Head of HR, Aitken Spence Group
Mr. Isuru Tillakawardana,LLB (Colombo),MBA(Sri J),Chief HR Officer, Commercial Bank
Mr. Rajeeve Gunathilake, BSc (Mech Eng) MSc (Ind Eng),Director, Glaxo SmithKline, SL
Ms. Deshika Rodrigo, BA (Hons) (Washington), ACIB (UK),Head of HR, Standard Chartered Bank
Mr. Yukthi Gunasekera, Juris Doctor, (Minnesota Law School, USA), PGD (CIM-UK), BA, former Head of Corporate Communications - John Keells Holdings
Mr. Anthony Jayaranjan, FCA, FCMA(UK),Former Head of Learning & Devpt, John Keells Holdings
Mr. Prasanna Perera, MBA (PIM), FCIM (UK), Chartered MarketerManagement & Marketing Consultant
Mr. Nalin Pasquel, MBA (Leicester),General Manager, Asiri Hospitals - Matara
Mr. Bennett Patternott, MBA (Edith Cowan), MBA (Columbia), BCom (SJ), Head of HR, Carson Cumberbatch PLC.
Mr. Chamin Fernando, BSc, MBS (Colombo),Peoples' Manager-Pearson Sri Lanka
Mr. Rajitha P. Silva,BBA(Colombo), MBA (CSU–Australia),Lecturer, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo,
Mr. Nandana Kanakaratne, BSc (Spl), MPhi (Peradeniya)Management Consultant, former Head of Learning & Dvp, Unilever
Col. Raj Vijayasiri (rtd), MBM (KDU), Masters in Def. Studies (USA),former Group Training Manager at Hemas Group.
Mr. Mathiesha Mahamalage, BCom (Mkt), B Ph.,Head of HRD, Star Garments
Mr. Gamini Nanda Gunawardana, BSc Eng (Hons), MBA (Col), C Eng; F.I.E. (SL), MBCS (UK),Consultant - HRD - Goodhope Asia Holdings
Mr. Prialal de Silva, MBA(HRM),People Potential Development Specialist
Mr. Manilka Fernando, MBA (Georgia, USA), FCA,Executive Director - Pership Group Formerly at NDB, Mashreq Bank, & Citibank N.A.
Mr. Chandralal Liyanage, MBA (Western Sydney)HR Services Manager, South Asia Gateway Terminals
Dr. Samantha Prabath Karunanayake, MBBS (Colombo), MBA - HRM(Colombo),PGD OHS (Colombo), PGD Psychology (Colombo),Director of Human Resources - China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd
Mr. Priyanga Dassanayake, MBA (PIM), PGD in Marketing CIM (UK) Territory Business Manager - Oracle Corporation Sri Lanka and Maldives
Ms. Gayani de Alwis, MBA (PIM), MSc (Reading),Former Director Customer Care & Supply Chain, Unilever
Mr. Thilak Edirisinghe, BSc HRM Sp (Hons) (Sri J), MSc Entra. (Sri J), MSc Acturial Science (Colombo), Lecturer.
Ms. Wathsala Nanayakkara, BSc, MBA (AIB-Australia), Lecturer, Head of Operations - HRMI.
Ms. Subhani de Silva BSc( Spl) Management ( Ruhuna) , MBA (Colombo) Lecturer - HRMI
HRMI is a Sri Lankan institution of higher education located in Colombo and providing a variety of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We work with Pearson UK, and University of Northampton - UK in delivering our courses.Today, HRMI offers its own qualifications ‘Quality assured by Pearson’ at undergraduate and post graduate levels in addition to Pearson BTEC Level 5 and Level 7 Higher National and Post Graduate Diplomas (QCF – UK).
In addition HRMI offers a range of courses at Certificate, Diploma and Managerial Diploma levels, all of which are Assured by Pearson and the Sri Lanka national tertiary education quality assurance authority, Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) Sri Lanka.HRMI is considered the fastest growing Pearson BTEC Centre in Colombo and the recipient of the Pearson’s award, from year 2013 to date for Overall High Performance, reflecting Academic Excellence, Student Satisfaction and Growth.
The Quality Management System at HRMI has been certified by SGS UK and compliant with ISO 9001 -2008. We have also adopted the UK Quality Code for Higher Education (QAA UK standards) as stipulated by The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. We have been consistently rated as fully compliant with Pearson Assured Quality Standards in the years 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.
The promoters of HRMI have over 25 years of experience in education and corporate training. They have been retained by over 300 leading corporations in Asia and command a very high reputation for their quality of teaching and training. This results in excellent networking that helps in securing training and employment opportunities for students and for promoting the Brand in the corporate sector.
Our Vision is to create a life-changing impact for our students. We want them to be self-reliant, socially responsible and respected individuals. We want our students to be enabled, empowered and endowed with qualifications they would treasure for life. For those who wish to make a difference, we shall be the wellspring for scholastic and holistic development.
We envision HRMI to be a great place to work where each individual is inspired to be the best they can be.
We strengthen our strengths by partnering with renowned and respected institutions of learning whilst creating mutual, enduring value.
We strive to be a change maker and an active participant in building and supporting our communities. To our shareowners, we shall contribute a healthy long-term return whilst being mindful of our overall responsibilities.