the core team

Executive Director

Sethil Muhandiram is a young environmental conservationist with an immense passion for big cats in Sri Lanka. He is a Past President of the Rotaract Club of Sri Lanka Institute of Information and Technology and also a volunteer at UN. Currently, he works as a business analyst in a reputed company in Colombo.

Secretary / Director International

Bandini Jayasena is a wildlife enthusiast who enjoys nature and exploring wildlife around the country. Currently, she works as a lecturer at a state university, while serving as an audiologist at several clinics.She offers her free time to volunteer for numerous environmental causes.

Treasurer

Chathuranga Hathurusinghe is a final year Law student at Sri Lanka Law College. He worked as a  media monitor at Centre for Monitoring Election Voolence. He uses his  spare time for numerous charitable and environmental activities

Project Director

Mihirani Gunawardhana is also a wildlife enthusiast who currently works as an Associate technical lead-quality assurance and working as a volunteer for many environmental organizations.

Country Director

Shashikalana Rathwaththa is an renowned elephant conservationist, with a vast knowledge of elephants and their habitats in Sri Lanka.  He is also a talented wildlife artist who enjoys being in nature whenever possible.  

Public Relations Director

Janaka Karunaratne has a great passion for leopard and elephant conservation in Sri Lanka. He is a wild life photographer and has vast experience on wildlife and their behaviours. Currently, he is working as a System Supervisor in a private bank

Administrative Assistant

Tharika De Silva is a Wildlife Enthusiast, works as a Management Service Officer and also is a final year law student at the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Volunteer Coordinator / Project Assistant

Prathibha Amugoda is a freelance Naturalist and a wildlife photographer with a passion for conservation.  She is also an active member of Young Biologists’ Association of Sri Lanka.

Media Coordinator

Mihindu Fonseka is an Environmental conservationist and Journalist. Has vast experience on wildlife related issues on the society and he’s an social activist. Currently, he works as a Digital Communication Specialist.