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Engineering educator

Vishanth Weerakkody is a Sri Lankan born engineering educator in the UK. Professor of Information Systems Management and Governance at University of Bradford and Certified Chartered IT professional. R&D Grants: Royal Academy Engineers; European Commission, Qatar National Research Fund and European Science Research Council. Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Electronic Government Research. Fellow of United Kingdom Higher Education Academy.

Background

Weerakkody, Vishanth John Paul was born on June 26, 1967 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Winston Rosario and Rosemary Bernice Weerakkody. Primary and Secondary Education at St Joseph's College, Colombo. Higher Education at City University London and University of Hertfordshire.

Education

Master of Science, City University, London, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University Hertfordshire, 2001.

Career

Systems analyst John Keells Holdings, Colombo, 1991—1992. Methods process analyst International Business Machines Corporation, Portsmouth, England, 1994—1995. Editor-in-chief International Journal Electronic Government Research, 2006-. Professor of Digital Governance, Brunel University; Professor of Information Systems Management and Governance University of Bradford

Religion

Roman Catholic

Membership

Fellow: United Kingdom Higher Education Authority.

Connections

Married Ayoma Marina Perera, August 1, 1998. Children: Videsh Timothy, Viyomi Annual.

father:
Winston Rosario Weerakkody

mother:
Rosemary Bernice Weerakkody

spouse:
Ayoma Marina Perera

child:
Videsh Timothy Weerakkody

child:
Viyomi Ann Weerakkody