Board of Management

(as at 28th of November, 2021)

  • Chairman: Prof. H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala
      Director, Postgraduate Institute of Science
  • Mr. G.M.R.D. Aponsu
      Director (Planning), Ministry of Higher Education
  • Ms. Geetha Wimalaweera
      Director General, Department of Development Finance, Ministry of Finance
  • Mrs. K.A.P. Perera
      Director, Sri Lanka Planetarium Technology and Innovation Division, Ministry of Higher Education
  • Mr. Ravindra Pathmapriya
      Acting Director General - National Science Foundation
  • Dr. S.W. Gamage
      Secretary / Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Central Province
  • Prof. K.R.R. Mahanama
      Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo
  • Prof. S.R. Kodituwakku
      Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya


  • Members selected by Boards of study :

  • Prof. R.G.S.C. Rajapakse
      Chairman / Board of Study in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Prof. M.M.A.N. Navaratne
      Chairperson / Board of Study in Biomedical Sciences
  • Prof. M.Y.U. Ganehenege
      Chairperson / Board of Study in Chemical Sciences
  • Prof. G.W.A.R. Fernando
      Chairman / Board of Study in Environmental Science
  • Prof. N.W.B. Balasooriya
      Chairman / Board of Study in Earth Sciences
  • Prof. A.A.I. Perera
      Chairman / Board of Study in Mathematics
  • Dr. J.P. Liyanage
      Chairman / Board of Study in Physics
  • Prof. D.M.D. Yakandawala
      Chairperson / Board of Study in Plant Sciences
  • Prof. H.M.S.P. Madawala
      Chairperson / Board of Study in Science Education
  • Dr. U.A.J. Pinidiyaarachchi
      Chairperson / Board of Study in Statistics & Computer Science
  • Prof. W.A.I.P. Karunaratne
      Chairperson / Board of Study in Zoological Sciences


  • Members appointed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) :

  • Prof. Nimal Gunatilleke
  • Prof. Prasad Jayaweera


  • By Designation (Administrative Officers of the PGIS) :

  • Ms. W.M.S.N. Wijeratne
      Assistant Registrar/PGIS as Secretary to the Board of Management


  • By Invitation :

  • Dr. B.M.K. Pemasiri
      Coordinator/Quality Assurance Unit PGIS