Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka

Ministry of Plantation Industries



Scientific Committee

Members of RRISL
Mr N V T A Weragoda, Chairman, Rubber Research Board  
Dr W M G Seneviratne, Director, Rubber Research Institute (up to 18.12.2016) 
Dr V H L Rodrigo, Additional Director, RRI
Dr (Mrs) G P W P P Seneviratne, Deputy Director Research (Biology), RRI 
Dr S Siriwardena, Deputy Director Research (Technology), RRI
Dr D M A P Dissanayake, Head, Advisory Services, Dept., RRI
Dr (Mrs) D G Edirisinghe, Head, Rubber Technology & Development Dept., RRI
Dr (Mrs) S P Withanage, Head, Genetics & Plant Breeding Dept., RRI
Dr (Mrs) B W Wijesuriya, Principal Research Officer, Biometry Section, RRI
Dr S M M Iqbal,  Principal  Research Officer,  Adaptive Research Unit, RRI
Dr N M C Nayanakantha, Head, Plant Science Dept., RRI
Dr (Mrs) T H P S Fernando, Senior Research Officer, Plant Pathology & Microbiology Dept., RRI
Dr (Mrs) E S Munasinghe, Senior Research Officer, Adaptive Research Unit, RRI
Dr (Mrs) K V V S Kudaligama, Senior Research Officer, Biochemistry & Physiology Dept., RRI
Mrs R P Hettiarachchi, Senior Research Officer, Soils & Plant Nutrition Dept., RRI
Mr K K Liyanage, Senior Research Officer, Genetics & Plant Breeding Dept., RRI
Mrs G D D Seneviratne, Senior Research Officer, Rubber Technology & Deve. Dept., RRI
Mrs B M D C Balasuriya, Research Officer, Adaptive Research Unit, RRI
Mrs A P Attanayake, Research Officer, Raw Rubber & Chemical Analysis Dept., RRI
Mrs D S A Nakandala, Research Officer, Plant Science Dept., RRI
Mr T U K Silva, Research Officer, Plant Science Dept., RRI
Mrs M K R Silva, Research Officer, Plant Pathology & Microbiology Dept., RRI
Mrs P V A Anushka, Research Officer, Genetics & Plant Breeding Dept., RRI
Mr W D M Sampath, Research Officer, Rubber Technology & Dept., RRI
Mr P K K S Gunaratne, Advisory Officer, Advisory Services Dept., RRI
Mr R A D Ranawake, Advisory Officer, Advisory Services Dept., RRI
Mr J K S Sankalpa, Research Officer, Agricultural Economics Unit, RRI
Mr K Adikari, Research Officer, Raw Rubber & Chemical Analysis Dept., RRI
Mrs I H K Samarasinghe, Research Officer, Polymer Chemistry Dept., RRI
Mrs T T Tolshi Dahanayake, Research Officer, Genetics & Plant Breeding Dept.,
Miss K S Dananga Senanayake, Research Officer, Plant Science Dept.,
Miss B M Suboda Panditharatne, Research Officer, Plant Science Dept.,
Mrs L H Samudra Gunaratne, Research Officer, Plant Pathology & Microbiology Dept., RRI
Mrs H A Ruwani Jayawardane, Research Officer, Soils & Plant Nutrition Dept., RRI
Mr Thilina Jayasinghe, Research Officer, Soils & Plant Nutrition Dept., RRI (up to 03.05.2016)
Miss N P Surani Karunaratne, Research Officer, Biochemistry & Physiology Dept., RRI
Miss P G N Ishani, Research Officer, Agricultural Economics Unit, RRI
Mr Yashoda Somaratne, Research Officer, Polymer Chemistry Dept., RRI
Mr Y C Yohan Sudusinghe, Research Officer, Raw Rubber Process Development & Chemical Engineering Dept., RRI
 
Members representing the Industry and other Institutions
Mr A C Bertus,
General Manager,
Agalawatta Plantations PLC,
No.10. Gnanarthapredeepa Mawatha,
Colombo 8
Mr A C de A Seneviratne,
Manager,
Agalawatta Plantations PLC,
Kiriwanaketiya Estate,
Mahagama
Mr L H Sampath Chandima,
Manager,
Agalawatta Plantations PLC,
Culloden Estate,
Neboda
Mr D P A Perera,
Deputy General Manager,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
P.O. Box 06,
Palmgarden, Ratnapura
Mr A I B Rajasinghe,
Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Palmgarden Estate,
Ratnapura
Mr R M D T J Ratnayake,
Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Mahawala Estate,
Ratnapura
 
Mr D K Wijerathne,
Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Rambukkande Estate,
Ratnapura
Mr B L L Premathilake,
Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Mutwagalla Estate,
Ratnapura
Mr I K A B Ellepola,
Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Galatura Estate,
Ratnapura
Mr S H M Gunawardane,
Acting Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Millawitiya Estate,
Ratnapura
Mr D L D S Kandegama,
Superintendent,
Balangoda Plantations PLC,
Rye/Wikiliya Estate,
Balangoda
Mr Bathiya Bulumulla,
CEO, Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Aitken Spence Tower 1,
l9th Floor,
No. 305, Vauxhall Street, Colombo 2
 
Mr A G Geeth Kumara General Manager - Low Country,
Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Talgaswella estate,
Talgaswella
 
Mr U A Karunanayake,
Manager,
Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Diviturai Estate,
Ethkandura
Mr Pradeep Vithanage,
Senior Manager,
Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Lelwala Estate,
Wanduramba
Mr N T Dandeniya,
Manager,
Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Ketandola Estate,
Elpitiya
Mr W R S Weerasinghe,
Manager,
Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Bentota Estate,
Elpitiya
Mr Rolly Deugles,
Manager,
Elpitiya Plantations PLC,
Elpitiya Estate,
Elpitiya
 
Mr W A Pathirana,
Director Operations,
Hapugastenna Plantations PLC,
Hapugastenna Tea Estate,
Gallella
Mr S T M Perera,
Superintendent,
Hapugastenna Plantations PLC,
Madampe Estate,
Rakwana
Mr E N Gunawardane,
Manager,
Hapugastenna Plantations PLC,
Madampe Estate,
Rakwana
Mr H Madiwaka,
Superintendent,
Hapugastenna Plantations PLC,
Bibile Estate,
Bibile
Mr H A Ariyathilake,
Superintendent,
Hapugastenna Plantations PLC,
Hopton Estate,
Lunuwila
Mr D M D D Diyagama,
Superintendent,
Hapugastenna Plantations PLC,
Galbode Estate,
Gallella
 
Mr Manuja Kariapperuma,
Director/CEO,
Horana Plantations PLC,
7/1, Gower Street,
Colombo 5
Mr W M N Wijenayake,
Manager,
Horana Plantations PLC,
Frocester Estate,
Ingiriya
Mr B H Weerakoon,
Deputy General Manager,
Horana Plantations PLC,
Neuchatel Estate,
Neboda
Mr Indika Weerakoon,
Manager,
Horana Plantations PLC,
Dumbara Estate,
Ingiriya
Mr C D W Kirinda,
Manager,
Horana Plantations PLC,
Hilstream Estate,
Bulathsinghala
Mr R C Peiris,
CEO,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
53 1/1, Sri Baron Jayathilake Mawatha,
Colombo 1
 
Mr N B Senevirathne,
General Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Regional Office,
Ellakande Estate, Horana
Mr J N Hettiarachchi,
Senior Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Paiyagala Estate,
Dodangoda
Mr C S Amarathunga,
Senior Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Rayigam Estate,
Ingiriya
Mr R A Alahakoon,
Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Delkith Estate,
Baduraliya
Mr R Tennakoon,
Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Padukka Estate,
Padukka
Mr W H R K Jayakody,
Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Uskvalley Estate,
Baduraliya
 
Mr D Samarasinghe,
Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Sorana Estate,
Horana
Mr Nalin Wijerathne,
Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Eduragala Estate,
Ingiriya
Mr A Abeysinghe,
Manager,
Kotagala Plantations PLC,
Arappolakanda Estate,
Tebuwana
Mr Udara Premathilake,
General Manager – Low Country,
Kelanivelly Plantations PLC,
No. 400, Deans Road,
Colombo 10
Mr Ranil Fernando,
DGM,
Kelanivelly Plantations PLC,
No.400, Deans Road,
Colombo 10
Mr Buddhi Gunasekera,
DGM,
Kelanivelly Plantations PLC,
Panawatte Estate,
Yatiyantota
 
Mr Senaka Fernando,
DGM,
Kelanivelly Plantations PLC,
Dewalakande Estate,
Dehiowita
Mr Ravi Madawala,
Manager,
Kelanivelly Plantations PLC,
Urumiwella Estate,
Bulathkohupitiya
Mr Vajira Hewage,
Manager,
Kelanivelly Plantations PLC,
Kiriporuwa Estate,
Yatiyantota
Mr S A Eriyagama,
Director/CEO,
Kegalle Plantations PLC,
310, High Level Road,
Nawinna, Maharagama
Mr B M J A Moonemalle,
Superintendent,
Kegalle Plantations PLC,
Weniwella Estate,
Alauwa
Mr S A A P Jayathilake,
Superintendent,
Kegalle Plantations PLC,
Parambe Estate,
Undugoda
 
Mr A C S Munaweera,
Superintendent,
Kegalle Plantations PLC,
Eadella Estate,
Polgahawela
Mr N D Madawala,
Superintendent,
Kegalle Plantations PLC,
Parambe Estate,
Undugoda
Mr Viren Ruberu,
Director/CEO,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
52, Maligawatta Road,
Colombo 10
Mr Sujiva Godage,
DGM,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
DGM Office, Godellawatte,
Sannasgama, Lellopitiya
Mr Lakkhana Perera,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Houpe Estate,
Kahawatte
Mr T V Jayaseekara,
Agronomist,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
DGM Office, Godellawatte,
Sannasgama, Lellopitiya
 
Mr Jeewantha Senaratne,
Senior Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Rilhena Estate,
Pelmadulla
Mr Damith Mohottige,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Hunuwala Estate,
Openayake
Mr Madushanka Dunusinghe,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Pelmadulla Estate,
Kahawatte
Mr D O S Hettiarachchi,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Wellandura Estate,
Kahawatte
Mr Indrajith Rukmal,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Ekkerella Estate,
Openayake
Mr V Karunaratne,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Poranuwa Estate,
Kahawatte
 
Mr Gaya Weerasekara,
Manager,
Kahawatte Plantations PLC,
Opatha Estate,
Kahawatte
Mr Albert Peries,
General Manager Estates,
Lalan Rubbers (Pvt) Ltd.,
No.54, Kirulapana Avenue,
Colombo 6
Mr Nishantha Senaviratne,
Group General Manager,
Lalan Rubbers (Pvt) Ltd.,
Sapumalkande estate,
Deraniyagala
Mr Indika Wakkumbura,
Manager,
Lalan Rubbers (Pvt) Ltd.,
Mahaoya Group,
Deraniyagala
Mr K M Wilson,
DGM,
Maturata Plantations Ltd.,
Diddenipotha Estate,
Mulatiyana Junction, Matara
Mr N V Samarasekara,
Superintendent,
Maturata Plantations Ltd.,
Andapana Estate,
Kamburupitiya
 
Mr Buddika Madagama,
Superintendent,
Maturata Plantations Ltd.,
Wilpita Estate,
Akuressa
Mr P de S A Gunasekera,
DGM,
Namunukula Plantations PLC,
Baddegama Estate,
Baddegama
Mr S M Doranegama,
Superintendent,
Namunukula Plantations PLC,
Pallegoda Estate,
Dharga Town
Mr S B Dissanayake,
Superintendent,
Namunukula Plantations PLC,
Yatadola Estate,
Matugama
Mr J Weerasekara,
Superintendent,
Namunukula Plantations PLC,
Eladuwa Estate,
Matugama
Mr Anusha Perera,
Chief Operating Officer - Rubber,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd,
Level 11, FLC Tower, No. 19,
Dudley Senanayaka Mawatha, Colombo 8
 
Mr D D G N Dodangoda,
Senior Manager,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd,
Siriniwasa Estate,
Waga
Mr A M A S Dhanasekara,
DGM,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd,
Pambegama Estate,
Parakaduwa
Mr R Seneviratne,
DGM,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd,
Halpe Estate,
Tummodera
Mr M P K Udugampola,
DGM,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd.,
Elston Estate,
Puwakpitiya
Mr A D Perera,
Senior Manager,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd.,
Penrith Estate,
Avissawella
Mr J A D C Jayalath,
Superintendent,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd.,
Pussella Estate,
Parakaduwa
 
Mr C M Hettiarachchi,
Superintendent,
Pussellawa Plantations Ltd.,
Ayr Estate, Bope,
Padukka
Mr Binesh Pananwala,
Deputy CEO,
Watawala Plantations PLC,
No.60, Dharmapala Mawatha,
Colombo 3
Mr Yajith de Silva,
Consultant,
Watawala Plantations PLC,
No.60, Dharmapala Mawatha,
Colombo 3
Mr Chamika Naranapitiya,
DGM,
Watawala Plantations PLC,
No.60, Dharmapala Mawatha,
Colombo 3
Mr Danushka Daswatte,
Senior Manager,
Watawala Plantations PLC,
Nakiyadeniya Estate,
Nakiyadeniya
Mr D U H Bulugahapitiya,
General Manager – Rubber,
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC,
Vincit Estate,
Waharaka
 
Mr Kristoper Fernando,
Executive Director,
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC,
No.280, Dam Street,
Colombo 12
Mr R M V Ratnayake,
Superintendent,
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC,
Moralioya Estate,
Ruwanwella
Mr Gaya Nakandala,
Project Consultant,
Wellassa Rubber Co,
Tissa Jinasena Group,
57,Lake Crescent, Colombo 2
Mr Asoka Jayasekera,
Project Consultant,
Wellassa Rubber Co.,
C/O Tissa Jinasena Group,
57 Lake Crescent, Colombo 2
Mr Clinton N M Rodrigo,
Agricultural Consultant,
25/45, Kalinga Mawatha,
Vijaya Kumaratunga Mw,
Colombo 5
Mr S W Karunarathne,
Consultant,
Mallikarama Road,
Ratmalana
 
Mr N M Amarasekara,
Consultant,
37/9,
Terramec Avenue,
Mt. Lavinia
Mr Sarath Senevirathne,
Senevirathne Group,
2/4B,
D.J. Wijesiriwardane Road,
Mt. Lavinia

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