The founder of EWB – Sri Lanka, Prof. Ranjth Dissanayake is a well experienced and qualified engineer from the University of Peradeniya. He was a Fulbright Scholar in 2008 Columbia University, USA and Endeavour Fellow in 2008 Monash University Australia, JASSO Research Fellowship Ehime University, Japan in 2007. He is one of the Co - Chairs of the prestige International Conference, “The International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment” which was successfully held over the past few years and will be held in the next proceeding years too. He has published over 100 papers, and to his work of excellence, he was awarded Young Scientist Award 2007, by National Science and Technology Commission of Sri Lanka and Overseas Prize for the paper published in Institution of Civil Engineers,London, UK, 2007. He is a Charted Engineer, A member of Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (GBCSL) and, the Society of Structural Engineers Sri Lanka (SSE). He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL), and the International Institute for infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction (IIIRR).
|Except being the president of EWB he is the Associate Editor for the International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring, Chairman, Lego International (Pvt.) Ltd. Leading Construction and Consultancy Company in Sri Lanka, Chairman. International Centre for Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE), Director, Engineering Design and Consultancy Centre (ED&CC), President, Kandy Toastmaster Club (KTC), President, Ando Club of Sri Lanka (ACSL), Director, Green Building Council Sri Lanka, Chairman, Education and Training of Green Building Council Sri Lanka, and Coordinator of University of Peradeniya, for ProSPER.Net.