Prof. Ravi Dissanayake
Prof. Ravi Dissanayakeis a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya. He obtained his first degree in Marketing Management from the University of Kelaniya and subsequently completed his MBA at Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayawardanepura. He obtained his first doctorate, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), from European University Business School, Switzerland. He completed his 2nd doctoral study (PhD) in Taylor’s University, Malaysia in the field of strategic brand management. His major teaching areas for undergraduate and postgraduate programs are Marketing Management, Brand Management, Strategic Management and Services Marketing. He is a visiting faculty for many local and international university programmes conducted in Sri Lanka and offshores. Currently, he serves as the Director to Centre for Brand Image Development of University of Kelaniya as well. He has published more than 95 research papers in international and local journals whilst served as a research scholar and editorial members for 6 international journals. Dr. Ravi Dissanayake is a corporate trainer, and he has served for nearly 35 companies in Sri Lanka as a trainer and consultant for different assignments.
His national level contributions include the service he rendered as the Chairman to Strategic ThinkTank of “Brand Sri Lanka Project” (2017-2018) coordinated by Export Development Board (EDB) of Sri Lanka. Additionally, he contributes his service to Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) as a member of the Panel of Judges in EFFIE Award from 2017 up to date. He is a member of the jury of “NCE Export Awards” organized by National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka up to date.