Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo
Senior External Affairs Officer, World Bank Sri Lanka
Founding Executive Director, Centre for Policy Alternatives
Minister of Foreign Affairs / Hon. Tilak Marapana
Hon. Tilak Janak Marapana, PC, MP, is Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Development Assignments. He is a Member of Parliament appointed from the national list and has previously served as Minister of Law and Order and Prison Reforms (September 2015 – November 2015). Earlier, he was the Minister of Defence (2001 – 2003) and Minister of Transport, Highways, and Aviation (2002 – 2004). A lawyer by profession and a President’s Counsel, he served in the Attorney General’s Department for twenty-six years, including as Solicitor General and Attorney General.
Journalist / Mr. Iqbal Athas
General Manager, Aitken Spence PLC / Mr. Azam Bakeer Markar
Member, Constitutional Council of Sri Lanka / Dr. Radhika Coomaraswamy
A think tank engaging in independent research of Sri Lanka’s international relations and strategic interests, to provide insights and recommendations that advance justice, peace, prosperity, and sustainability.