Chaminda Hettiarachchi is the Associate Director at Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) a premier think tank in Colombo, Sri Lanka and a visiting lecturer for MBA programs in Sri Lanka and overseas.
Chaminda is a B.Sc. (Engineering) graduate from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He has an MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan, and an MBA (International Management) from the Graduate School of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (FHTE), Esslingen, Germany. He has 15 years of experience in the industry, academia, research and consultancy in 20 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. Chaminda's current research interests are ICTs for human development in South Asia, use of simulation and future studies for nation building in Sri Lanka and Web 2.0 Technologies for Political campaigning.