Vositha is an attorney-at-law specialising in public international law, with a focus on international environmental law, UN human rights law, refugee law and EU law. She has over a decade of experience in working on climate change, at national and international level.
He has been Conservator of Forests and Head of the Forest Department Research and Education Division from 2003 to 2014, Deputy Conservator of Forests from 1993 to 2003, and Assistant Conservator of Forests from 1982 to 1993. Furthermore, he has been Chair of the Asia Pacific Forestry Commission, National Programme Director for Sri Lanka's UN-REDD Programme, and member of several advisory committees and expert panels.
Heminda is a serial innovator who works in developing capacity of our team, and leads SLYCAN Trust’s capacity building activities related to youth. He also leads the project of SLYCAN Trust in supporting green start ups, which focuses on supporting youth and other stakeholders in developing a green enterprise, or a social enterprise focusing on addressing global challenges.
Dennis Mombauer currently lives in Colombo as a freelance writer and researcher on climate change and education. He focuses on ecosystem-based adaptation and sustainable urban development as well as on autism spectrum disorder in the field of education. Besides articles and research, he has published numerous works of fiction in German and English.
Ramesh works as a senior consultant on communications and media. He has over 15 years of experience in print media. He was former editor of Rivira newspaper, and has worked in the capacity of news editor, and a senior journalist in his years in the field of journalism.
Buddhika brings over 6 years of experience in working with Sri Lankan policy makers through her position in the parliament of Sri Lanka where she worked as an assistant protocol officer.
Malintha Halkewela is an attorney-at-law, and a researcher focusing on issues related to climate change, sustainable development, environmental protection and biodiversity. He has an LL.B from University of London, and a BSc from University of Ruhuna, and a post graduate diploma in shipping law and Practice. His present research work includes legal and policy gap analysis related to the implementation of nationally determined contributions on climate change for Sri Lanka.