I am a retired professor from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. I have an M.Sc. in Architectural Conservation (Moratuwa); a Graduate Diploma in Rock Art Conservation (Canberra), and Ph.D. in Art Conservation Research (Delaware). I am an independent consultant on tangible and intangible cultural heritage and in conservation science. I represented Sri Lanka at the 11th and 13th Sessions of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2016), and Mauritius (2018), and the 41st Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Krakow, Poland in 2017. Currently, I am Vice-President of ICOMOS-Sri Lanka.
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