Committee of Recommendation
Nayanasiri Thilakarathne is a former government officer, now retired after 35 years tenure. He served as the Provincial Education Director in North Western Province of Sri Lanka. He earned his Bachelor of Art degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, and later completed Master of Art degree from the University of Kelaniya. He also earned the Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Colombo. He is also famous as an education researcher, an author and a public speaker.
During his service as a Director of Education in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka, he Mainly focused to Improve the quality of education by Improving the quality of human resources, uplifting the infrastructure facilities and water and sanitary facilities of the school system. He provided his generous cooperation to Disadvantaged SL Foundation to complete water and sanitation projects in many schools in the province.
After his retirement, Thilakarathne works as a consultant in education and attitude in social development and engages various works with volunteer programs. He also serves the country as Justice of Peace (All Island).