Consultants & Staff

 
Tharanga Samarakkody Alutwala
Tharanga is the Director HRM & Training Solutions at eSolve Business Solutions. She is also a faculty member at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) since January 2008, and also lecturing for BSc and MSc degree programmes in HRM offered by the Salford University UK since 2020. Further, Tharanga is a Visiting Lecturer at Sri Lanka Institute of Textile & Apparel, Sri Lanka since September 2015. Tharanga has over 25 years of Administration, Human Resource Management & Human Resource Management Consultancy experience at organizations including HR Cornucopia, Emsolve Consultants (Pvt) Ltd, Canadian Red Cross & Brandix Lanka Ltd. She has conducted In-house Training Programmes for many Organizations under a variety of topics as well as Public Training Programmes organized by e-Solve Business Solutions. Tharanga obtained the National Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Sri Lanka and was awarded the “Jayantha Jayaratne” Gold Medal for the most Outstanding Student for the year 2006/2007. She also, possess a Diploma in Business Management from the British College of Professional Management – UK and Master of Business Administration from the Cardiff Metropolitan University and is a Certified HR Auditor. Tharanga is also a L & D Professional (LinkedIn Learning).
Tharanga is a Chartred Member (MCIPM) and a Consultant of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) – Sri Lanka , Member of the Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) – Sri Lanka and an Associate Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Training & Development (SLITAD).
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Buddhini Samarakkody
Buddhini is the Director IT Solutions/Trainer at eSolve Business Solutions. She also works as an Independent IT Consultant for Kerk Solutions – Sri Lanka. She is also an Author at Pluralsight, Inc – USA, EC-Council, a leading IT and e-Business certification awarding body headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico and an Instructor at LinkedIn Learning. Buddhini has been a Visiting Lecturer at the CINEC Maritime Campus – Department of Information Technology from October 2012 to September 2015 and at present she is a Visiting Lecturer at the CINEC Metro Campus. She was also a Visiting Lecturer in Business Management and IT respectively at the American College of Higher Education and ESOFT – Sri Lanka.
Buddhini has over 14 years of industry experience, working for leading Software Companies in multinational work environments (including overseas work exposure). She obtained her B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Computing and Information Systems from the London Metropolitan University and the Master of Business Administration form the University of Wales, UK. She also possesses professional certifications from Sun Microsystems Inc.
She is a Professional Member of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) and a Member of the Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) – Sri Lanka.
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Ajith Samaratunga
Ajith Samaratunga is one of the trainers in the training panel of eSolve Business Solutions. Ajith comes with Managerial experience spanning more than 21 years, mostly in education sector, starting from 2000, holding a series of executive positions such as Course Director, Program Manager, General Manager and Manager – IT Training & Business Development. He has extensive experience in the fields of IT Infrastructure Management, Operations Management, Project Management, HR Management, Finance Management and Alliance Building with many national and international educational and professional institutions to drive business by constant innovation. His managerial work extends into developing employees’ attitudes to be more customer focused, employee training, as well as focusing on building team spirit, cultivating an agile culture and leading initiatives aimed at innovative income generation. Ajith has succeeded in various market research campaigns for fact finding, analysing, summarising and presenting opportunities that potential customers are in search. Ajith co-founded Zeno Innovations (Pvt) Ltd with the precise intention of providing ICT and Management consultancy services, Corporate Training and Human Capacity Building. Having studied at St. Peter’s College – Colombo, Ajith obtained his B.Sc. in Computing and Information Systems from the Guildhall University – UK.
Ajith has completed his MBA at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (University of Sri Jayewardenepura). He also possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Management at University of Wayaba – Sri Lanka. He is now reading for the CIM – Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK)- Stage III Examinations (Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing).
 
Piyal Aponso – Freelance
Piyal Aponso is a Management Consultant (Freelance) at eSolve Business Solutions. Piyal is a professional business consultant with 30 years of work experience of which over 20 years in the capacity of Senior General Manager/ COO in multinational and large conglomerates as well as in family owned companies. Piyal has worked in six different industries such as Electrical, Electronics, Plastic, Chemical, Apparel and Flexible packaging. He has provided consultancy services for over 20 organizations on various international standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IS0 27001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025 which includes multinationals and large conglomerates. Piyal holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Postgraduate Institute of Management – University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He has undergone trainings in Japan on Mechatronics and Its Applications – Asian Productivity Organization, Company-wide Problem Solving – Japan Productivity Centre and Toyota Production System (Lean) – Total Quality Management. He is also a Trainer for the Corporate Sector (Senior Management) & Academic Institutions. Piyal is also an Examiner in National Quality Awards, Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards and Quality Circle Activities.
  
Col. Saman Jayawickrama (Retired) – Freelance
Colonel Saman Jayawickrama is a HR Consultant (Freelance) at eSolve Business Solutions. He is a retired Commissioned Officer of the Sri Lanka Army who has an illustrious career of 28 years behind him, rendering service to the Nation. He is a Chartered HR Professional at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management – Sri Lanka (CIPM-SL) and a faculty member and Associate HR Consultant. His academic and professional accomplishments span over Diplomas from National, Commonwealth International, Post-Graduate and Master’s with areas of study ranging from General Management, Defense Management, HRM, Conflict Resolution and Peace/Reconciliation, Youth in Development and International Relations & Diplomacy.
A Chartered HR Member of CIPM – SL with a business acumen developed through various professional disciplines mastered globally and locally, he has been exposed to diverse working experiences and challenging situations when managing Human Resources & Administration functions in Military and Business Organizations over the past decade. He is a professionally experienced HR practitioner for changing attitudes, beliefs, perceptions and behavioural patterns of employees/targeted people (Change Management), capable of identifying and introducing appropriate best practices of modern Human Resources Management.

Gayani Kusanthika
Gayani works as a Marketing Executive at eSolve Business Solutions. She has worked at Jayalanka Construction Company as an Executive Administrative Assistant & Data Entry Operator. Gayani has also worked at Dialog Axiata PLC as a Customer Care Assistant for a short period. She has completed courses in Computer Applications and Web Designing as well as a Teacher Training Diploma course.

Dilani Abeywardena
Dilani works as a Marketing Executive at eSolve Business Solutions. Prior to joining eSolve, Dilani has worked at AIA Insurance as a Wealth Planner and Grayline Cargo Terminals (Pvt) Ltd as a Clerk. She has passed a few exams offered by the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute, affiliated to the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

Shermila Nadeeshani
Shermila works as a Marketing Executive at eSolve Business Solutions. Prior to joining eSolve, Shermila has worked as a Notary Clerk for over 4 years.