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management consultant

Thavatinsa Mendis Jayasekera, Sri Lankan management consultant. Fellow: Institute Management, Chartered Institute Water and Environmental Management, Institute Engineers; member: Institute Civil Engineers.


Jayasekera, Thavatinsa Mendis was born on November 23, 1947 in Seenigama Hikkaduwa, Western, Sri Lanka. Son of Mahadura Adonis Mendis and Edirimuni Galesin (DeRodrigo) M.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Sri Lanka, Peradeniya, 1969. Master of Business Administration, University Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1990.


Engineer Water Supply and Drainage Department, City of Colombo, 1970-1973. Plant manager Upali Group, Colombo, 1973-1976. General manager Industrial Development Limited company, 1976-1979.

Projects manager Ceylon Tobacco Company, limited, 1979-1980. Technical service manager Maharajah Organization, 1980-1982. General manager KML Polyvinyl chloride Industries, Ltd., since 1982.

General manager, director Hayley's Electronics & Engineering Ltd., 1984-1990. Planning manager group projects Hayley's Group, 1990-1991. Managing director, director general manager Haytex Ltd/Hayleys Nayyer Interlining Ltd./Hayleys Shangkalpam Apparels Ltd., 1991-1995, also board directors.

Chief Executive Officer Industrial Gases Ltd., 1996-1998. Executive director, director construction SEICO Gases Ltd., Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, 1998—2001. Project director Care International, Sri Lanka, 2001—2003.

Consultant Ministry of Rural Economic, 2002—2004, Ministry Vocational Training, 2004—2005. Management consultant Opus International Consultant Ltd., Battaramalla, Sri Lanka, 2005—2007. National consultant monitoring & evaluation United Nations Development Programme, Sri Lanka, since 2007.


Fellow: Institute Management, Chartered Institute Water and Environmental Management, Institute Engineers. Member: Institute Civil Engineers.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, cricket, badminton, tennis, ping pong/table tennis.


Married Sujatha Lakshmie Rupasinghe, April 10, 1978. Children: Vindhya, Dushyanthi, Chiranga.

Mahadura Adonis Mendis M.

Edirimuni Galesin (DeRodrigo) M.

Sujatha Lakshmie Rupasinghe

Vindhya Jayasekera

Dushyanthi Jayasekera

Chiranga Jayasekera