Mr R B M Gunawardena was appointed to the Board of Property Development Limited on 25 February 2020.
Mr Gunawardena holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree, specialized in Civil Engineering awarded by the University of Moratuwa (1991) and Postgraduate Diploma in (Highway Construction & Traffic Engineering) awarded by University of Moratuwa (1996). He also followed several courses in technical and management fields including Diplomas in Commercial Arbitration and Human Rights.
He is a Chartered Civil Engineer (Sri Lanka and India), Chartered Professional Manager (Sri Lanka) and holds Fellow Memberships of American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers (UK), Cambridge Association of Managers in the category of Certified Engineering Manager endorsed by Cambridge Academy of Management and validated by Quality Assurance Commission of United Kingdom, Institute of Chartered Professional Managers, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom Association of Professionals, United Kingdom.
He has over 30 years of extensive experience in the private and government sectors. He commenced his career as a Site Engineer and gradually promoted as Project Engineer, Deputy General Manager, Director and Managing Director of a reputed construction company in Sri Lanka in which he served for 24 years. Thereafter, he joined the State Sector and served as the Director (Advisory Services) of Construction Industry Development Authority. Mr Gunawardena currently holds the position of the Chief Manager (Technical Services) at Bank of Ceylon.
He has served as a Member of Board of Directors of several government institutions and as a Member of Cabinet appointed Procurement Committees. He has also taken part in several local and foreign conventions and actively participated in several social activities.