Governing Council

The governing council is fundamental to the university. The governing council of the Horizon Campus comprises of an elected board of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the chairman, secretaries, directors and senior lecturers.

As the highest governing body of the university, the governing council leads the way together, in order to achieve our organizational objectives. They ensure excellent outcomes, that shape the future of our students. Meet our governing council below.

Mr. Upul Daranagama


Dip. (HRM), B.Sc. (ACC FM), FABE, MBA

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Mr. Ayesh Fernando


B.Eng. (Hons) (Sheffield, UK)

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Mr. Prasanna Dissanayake



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VC – Prof.S.J.B.A. Jayasekera

Vice Chancellor

BSc(Agric.) Lyallpur, PhD (Reading, U.K.)

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Mr. Ajitha Wanasinghe

Chief Executive Officer

Dip.Mktg(CIM-UK), MCMI, MBA (Finance)

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Dr. Ruwan Perera

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dean - Faculty of Law

LLB, LLM, Ph.D., (Hull, UK)

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Mr.Terance Kahapola Arachchi

Dean – Faculty of Management

Chartered Marketer Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, CIM UK Master of Business Administration, University of Leicester, UK

Dr.Amal Parakrama Rajapakse

Dean, Faculty of IT

Ph.D. Computational Graph Theory (University of Mining & Metallurgy, Austria), MSc Computer Science (University of Wales, Cardiff, UK), BSc (Hons) Maths Special (PDN), PMP (USA), OCA (USA)

Prof. Dr. Lilanknath Obeyesekera

Dean – Faculty of Technology

PhD & MSc, USSR, PGC, Australia, MCIOB, Sri Lanka

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Prof. Shamala Tirimanna

Dean - Faculty of Science

B.Sc. Special Degree in Botany, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
PhD. in Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, USA

Dr. Jayanthi Gunasekara

Dean - Faculty of Education

PhD (UK), MA in Ed. Planning and Economics (UK), PGDE, PGD in Education & Psy. Assessment, PGD in Statistics, B.Sc

Mr. M. Milton Wimalasiri

Registar / Secretary

LLB(Colombo) – Attorney-at-Law

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Mrs. Maryanne Hills

Principle HCI

B.A. (Hons), M.Ed.

Prof. S. Mohanadas

Chancellor - University of Vavuniya Honorary Member

Mr. Charith Suranga

Head of Finance

B.Sc.(Applied Accounting) , CBA (CASL)