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    "The art of communication is the language of leadership"
    -James Humes

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Panel of Examiners

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MS. VARUNI JAYASEKARA – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FTCL, LTCL(Sp/Dr), LTCL(Eff/Sp), LTCL(TESOL), ALCM(Sp/Dr), Gold Medal LAM (Acting), FLCM(Bible Reading), Cert G.S.M.D., LGSM(Verse Speaking), ALAM(Recital), FSTSD (UK)

MS. ZULFIKA MUSAFER – DIRECTOR EXAMINATIONS
LTCL (TESOL), ATCL (Sp/Dr), Cert. in Speaking (GSMD), AIWMS (Sp & Dr), MSTSD (UK)

MS. LAKSHMI JEGANATHAN – BOARD MEMBER
LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), RSA/COTE, FWWA (Hony.), MSTSD (UK)

MS. RAJINI FRANCIS – BOARD MEMBER
LLAM (Sp/Dr), ALAM (Recital), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), AIWMS (TEFSL),
AMI Dip. In Montessori Education, Cert. in Pre School Education (OUSL), MSTSD (UK)

MS. SHEREENE GUNASEKERA – BOARD MEMBER
LTCL (Eff/Com), ALAM (Public Speaking), Gold Award ESL (NEA-UK), LIWMS (TEFSL), MSTSD (UK), Certified Advanced Training Specialist (City& Guilds – U.K.)

MS. ARUNDATHI CHANDRATILEKA – BOARD MEMBER
LVCM (Interview Technique & Presentation Skills), LCALSDA (TESOL)

MS. MARINI DE LIVERA – BOARD MEMBER
LLM, LLB, LTCL, PgDHR, Gold Medal Public Speaking(UK), Attorney-at-Law, MSTSD (UK)

MS. MALITHI ALAHAPPERUMA
B.Sc. Mathematics and Economics (University of London), B.A. English and ELT (Open University of Sri Lanka), LTCL (Speech and Drama), PCert LAMDA, LCALSDA (Speech and Drama – Teaching), LCALSDA (Public Speaking)

MS. F. SHAMILA ABDUL GHAFFAR
LCALSDA (TESOL), TKT (University of Cambridge), Reading from the Holy Quran Gold Medal, AMI Dip (Maria Montessori Training Centre)

MS. SANDRA ABEYAGUNASEKERA
LCALSDA (TESOL), ACALSDA (TESOL), Dip. in Primary Education (Lyceum Academy),
Dip. in Montessori and Child Psychology and Development.

MS. SABERA ABDUL RAHEEM
ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD)

SR. M. ALEXANDRA
B.Sc. (Management Information Systems–University of Dublin), Dip. In Computer System Design (NIBM), Higher Dip in Computer based Information Systems, LTESOL (CALSDA)

MS. NADISHKA ALOYSIUS
M. A. (Linguistics), B. A. (Social Sciences), FTCL (Sp/Dr), FLCM (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD),
ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ALAM (Recital), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), MSTSD (UK)

MS. TAMARA AZVER
FTCL (Sp/Dr), FLCM (Sp/Dr), FVCM (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), AYSD (Sp/Dr), ALAM (Recital), Dip in English (OUSL), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), TKT (University of Cambridge), Dip in TESP (ESU–Sri Lanka), Dip in English Lit. (ESU–Sri Lanka), MSTSD (UK), Diploma in Montessori

MS. SHAMINDRI BANDUSENA
Advanced Cert. in Marketing, Associate Diploma in Interior Design, LLCM (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), Silver Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), ASTSD (UK)

MS. JUANITA BELING
FTCL (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD) Gold Medal LAM (Acting),
Gold Medal Stage Technique, (NEA – UK),

MS. THERESE CANAGASABEY
FLCM (Sp/Dr), LLAM (Sp/Dr -TD), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), ALAM (Recital),
Gold Medal LAM (Solo Acting), MSTSD (UK)

MS. NAZEERA CASSIM
LVCM (Sp/Dr), AVCM-TD (Sp/Dr), Cert. TEYL (CALSDA), Cert. TEIL (CALSDA), LTESOL (CALSDA), MSTSD (UK)

MS. MARIETTA COORAY
M.A. (Linguistics) B.A., LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ALCM (TD), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), MSTSD (UK)

MR. VIRAN COREA
LL.M, LL.B, Attorney-at-Law

MS. PRIYADARSHINI DANIEL
ALAM(Recital Dip), LCALSDA(Pub/Speaking), English Trained Teacher (Govt.Teachers’ Training College PRINSETT, Colombo)

MS. PUSHPA KUMARI DASSANAYAKE
B. Ed. (English), Teachers’ Certificate in English (Dept. of Education-SL), LCALSDA (TESOL)

MS. DULANIE DASSANAYAKE
LLCM (Sp/Dr -TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr), ALCM (Sp/Dr -TD), AVCM (Sp/Dr), Dip. CALSDA (SDPT), Gold Award- Solo Verse Speaking (CALSDA), MSTSD (UK)

MS. MARIANE DE ALMEIDA
LCALSDA (TESOL), ATCL (Piano), Teachers’ Certificate in English, (Dept.of Educ – SL), Teachers’ EB Examination in English (Dept.of Education – SL)

MS. EVANJELINE DE ALMEIDA
B. Sc (2nd Upper-Sociology-University of London), LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr),
Gold Medal LAM (Acting)

MS. ALTHEA D’ROSAIRO
M. A. (Linguistics), B. A. (English), LCALSDA (TESOL), Bronze and Gold Medal LAM (Public Speaking), AIWMS (Sp & Dr)

MS. HIMALI DE SILVA
M. Sc. (Speech & Language Therapy – University College London), Dip. Speech & Language Therapy (University of Kelaniya) , B. Sc. (University of Colombo), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD)

MS. SAMUDRA DE ZOYSA
ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), AYSD, AMI, LCALSDA (Public Speaking), ASTSD (UK)

MS. MALENI DHANAPALAN
MA (Development Studies & Public Policy), B. A. (Social Science & Psychology),
ATCL ( Sp/Dr), LCALCDA (TESOL), Silver Medal VCM-UK (ESOL),
TKT (Band 3-University of Cambridge), AMI Dip in Montessori,

MS. AGNES DIAS
LTCL (TESOL), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD)

MS. ROHINI DIAS
B. A. (Education with English as a subject),) LCALSDA (TESOL), Trained Teacher (Sri Lanka Training College)

MS. NUZRATH HIDAYA FAZLY
BSc (Hons.), ACMA, CGMA, LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr), MSTSD (UK)

MS. ASHINI FERNANDO
B.Sc (Teaching Technology), FLCM, LLCM – TD (Speech and Drama), ATCL (Sp/Dr), LCALSDA (TESOL), MSTSD (UK)

MS. PEARL FERNANDO
Specialist English Trained Teacher (Teacher Training Institute), Dip. In English Teacher Education, (Aquinas University College), Dip in Child Psychology, LCALSDA (Pub/Sp)

MS. NISHALIE FERNANDO
M.Sc.(Child Adolescent Psychology), B. A.(Hons. in Psychology), LTCL (Effective Communication), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD)

MR. SHALINDRA FERNANDO
B. Sc (University of Colombo), MBA (USQ), Dip M. (U.K.), MCIM (U.K.),
ATCL (Sp/Dr), LCALSDA (Presentation Skills & Interview Technique)

MS. TANIYA FERNANDO
FVCM (Sp/Dr), LVCM (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr), AVCM (Sp/Dr), LCALSDA (TESOL), ACALSDA (Recital), MSTSD (UK), Gold Award – Solo Verse Speaking (NEA – UK), Bronze Award – Reading of Verse & Prose (NEA – UK), Certificate of Proficiency in Teaching of English as a Second Language (IWMS)

MS. JEAN FERNANDEZ
LVCM (Interview Technique & Presentation Skills), LCALSDA (TESOL),
Diploma in English (University of Peradeniya)

MS. P.G. GNANASEGARAM
LCALSDA (TESOL), Gold Medal LAM (Public Speaking), Silver Award VCL-UK (ESOL), Cert. in Proficiency IWMS, Diploma in Montessori (AMI)

MS. DULANI GUNAWARDENA
LCALSDA (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr), Trained Teacher (SLTraining College)

MS. JACINTHA GOONAWARDENA
AYSD, LCALSDA (Public Speaking)

MS. GIMARA GOONAWARDENE
Dip M. (UK), ACIM (UK), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LLCM (Drama and Communication-TD),
ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), MSTSD (UK)

MRS. SITA GUNAWARDANA
B.A. in English and English Language Teaching (Open University of Sri Lanka), Diploma in English Language Teaching (OUSL), Diploma in English Teacher Education ( Aquinas University College), TKT (University of Cambridge), Train the Trainer (British Council, Colombo), LCALSDA (Pub/Sp)

MS. TRUDY HERFT
BA (Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenapura), ATCL(Sp/Dr), LLCM-(Teaching-Drama and Communication), ATCL (Musical Theatre), ATCL( Singing), LTCL ( Singing), MSTSD (UK)

MS. ROCHELLE JANSEN
B. A., FTCL (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ALAM (Acting), ALAM (Recital), Gold Medal Stage Technique (NEA – UK)

MR. WARREN JANSEN
LLB (London), LCALSDA (Presentation Skills & Interview Technique)

MR. JANEK JAYASEKARA
M.Sc. (University of Birmingham-UK), B.Sc. (University of Colombo), FCMA (UK), CGMA (US), FCPA (Aus), Dip M. (UK), ACIM (UK), ATCL (Sp/Dr), LCALSDA (Presentation Skills & Interview Technique)

MS. SURANI JAYASEKARA
B. Sc. (Teaching Technology), LCALSDA (TESOL), ATCL (Sp/Dr), Advanced Diploma in Child Psychology (USA), Dip. in Montessori Education (USA), Dip. in Primary Education (Teacher Training College -Maharagama)

MS. AROSHIE P. JAYASINGHE
MBA (CMU), MA – Linguistics (UOK), MA- English, (IGNOU), BA in Eng & ELT (OUSL), BA – General (BPU), LTCL – Performer, (Speech & Drama), ATCL – Performer (Speech & Drama), Gold Medal – LAMDA (Verse & Prose), LCALSDA – Speech & Drama (Teacher), Dip in Eng (OUSL), Dip in Eng (BPU), Dip in Advanced Eng for Academic and Administrative Purposes (UOC), Dip in IT & E-Commerce, Cert in Pre-School Education (OUSL), MSTSD (UK)

MS. YOHANKA JAYASURIYA
LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ALAM (Recital), MSTSD (UK), Dip. in Child Psychology, Dip in Montessori, MSTSD (UK)

MS. NAAZIMA KAMARDEEN
LL.M (Georgetown), LLB, LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ALAM (Recital),
Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), Attorney-at-Law

MS. KSHAMA KAPUKOTUWA
LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), Diploma in Child Psychology

MS. SUMEEKA KARUNANAYAKE
M.A. (Linguistics) – University of Kelaniya, B.A. (Languages) – University of Peradeniya, LNEA (TESOL) U.K., LCALSDA (TESOL) SL, ATCL (Sp & Dr) U.K., AVCM (Sp & Dr) U.K., TKT (Band 3) University of Cambridge U.K., Member SLELTA, Member STSD – U.K.

MS. NILUPUL KARUNATILAKE
B.A.( English Hons.- University of Delhi, India), LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LCALSDA (TESOL), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), MSTSD (UK)

MS. ANDREA MELDER LABROOY
LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), MSTSD (UK), Dip. in Psychology

MS. ROMANY LAWRENCE-HEWA
LCALSDA (Pub/Speaking), TEYL (CALSDA), TEIL (CALSDA), Dip in Child Psychology

MS. DILRUKSHI LIVERA
LCALSDA (Pub/Sp), Silver Medal LAM (Verse and Prose), Dip in Psychology & Counseling (Aquinas University College), Diploma in Montessori Teaching, Diploma in Montessori Method Education

MS. DILEEPA LIVERA
B.Sc. (Teaching Technology- Sikkim Manipal University), LCALSDA (TESOL), Dip. In Learning Disabilities, Bronze Medal LAM (Pub/Sp)

MS. VANITHA MACHADO
LCALSDA (Public Speaking), Gold Medal LAM (Public Speaking), Silver Medal VCM-UK (ESOL) Cert in Proficiency IWMS, Cert. in TEYL (CALSDA), Dip. In English, Dip. in Psychology (UK)

MS. ISHITHA MANNAPPERUMA
LL.M (University of Colombo), LL.B (University of London), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), Gold Medal LAM (Verse and Prose), Bronze Medal LAM (Acting), Bronze Medal LAM (Public Speaking), Attorney-at-Law, MSTSD (UK)

MS. ZAHIRA MUBARACK
LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LCALSDA (TESOL), Gold Medal LAM (Verse and Prose).

MS. ZARIKA MUBARACK
MBA (UK), ACMA, CIMA Advanced Dip (Management Accounting), LLCM – TD (Speech and Drama), ATCL (Sp/Dr)

MS. KIANIE NONIS
BA (English Hons / Special-University of Sri Jayawardenapura), Final year LLB, ATCL (Sp/Dr)

MS. HAJRA OSMAN
LNEA (TESOL), LCALSDA(TESOL), TKT – Modules 1 2 &3 (University of Cambridge),
Dip. in SDPT (CALSDA), Gold Award CALSDA (Reading from the Holy Quran)

MS. ISOLA PASANGHA
LTCL (SP/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LIWMS (Sp/Dr), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), ALAM (Recital), ALAM (Public Speaking), Gold Medal LAM (Public Speaking), Diploma in Business Administration, MSTSD (UK)

MS. AMALKA PERERA
ATCL (Sp/Dr), ALAM (Recital), ALAM (Public Speaking), LCALSDA (Public Speaking),
Gold Medal LAM (Verse and Prose)

MS. AMANTHI PERERA
B.Sc., LTCL (Eff/Sp), LCALSDA (TESOL),
M.Sc. (Environmental Sciences- Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi),

MS. MALINTHI PERERA
M. A. in Education (University of Nottingham-UK), B. Sc., (Natural Sciences), FLCM, LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), Cert. GSMD (SCAPT), LCALSDA (TESOL), MSTSD (UK)

MS. SHANIKA PIYASENA
M. A. (Human Resources–University of Colombo), Dip M.(UK), ACIM (UK), FLCM, LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LCALSDA (TESOL), MSTSD (UK)

DR. SURESHIKA PIYASENA
Ph.D.(English-Jawaharlal Nehru University), M. A. (English), B.A (English Hons), LCALSDA (TESOL)

MS. BAVATHARINI RAJARATNAM
M. Sc (London School of Economics), B.Sc (Hons.), ACMA, ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LCALSDA (TESOL)

MS. CHIARA RAMACHANDRA
M.Sc. in Marketing (University of Leicester – U.K.), Chartered Marketer, MCIM, Dip M, MSLIM, FIAB, LLCM (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr), Silver Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), ASTSD (U.K.)

MS. SUDESHNA RANMUTHUGALA SENADEERA
B.A (English Hons- Univer), FTCL (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), Gold Medal Stage Technique (NEA – UK), Attorney-at-Law, MSTSD (UK)

MS. TANURI SENANAYAKE
B. Sc. (Hons) Information Systems with Business Management, ATCL (Sp/Dr),
Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

MS. SHAFEENA SHAHUL HAMEED
LVCM(Public Speaking), LLCM (Verse Speaking), ATCL(Sp/Dr-TD), ALAM (Public Speaking), LCALSDA (Sp/Dr), LCALSDA (TESOL), Gold Award ESL (NEA – UK) Bronze Award -Solo Verse Speaking (¬NEA – UK), MSTSD (UK)

MS. SISHANI SILVA
LVCM-TD (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), Cert. GSMD (SCAPT), LCALSDA (TESOL), MSTSD (UK), Diploma in Computer Science (Singapore Informatics), Advanced Diploma in Computer Science (Singapore Informatics)

MS.RANEEZA SIRISENA
LCALSDA (Pub/Sp), Cert. in TEYL (CALSDA), Cert. in TEIL (CALSDA)
Diploma in Confidential Secretaries

MS. VAJIRA BASNAYAKE SOYSA
LGSM (Speaking Skills), Cert. in Speaking (GSMD), Trained Teacher (Sri Lanka Training College), MSTSD (UK)

MS. ERNESTA STEPHEN
AYSD Speech and Drama, LCALSDA (Public Speaking)

MS. SHERYL TENARENTEZ
English Trained Teacher (PRINSETT- Batticoloa), Cert. In TEYL (CALSDA)
Cert. In TESL (CALSDA), LCALSDA(TAESOL)

MS. KISHANI TENNAKOON
B. A. (English Hons – University of Colombo), LTCL (Sp/Dr -TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), Gold Medal LAM (Verse & Prose), LCALSDA (TESOL), Attorney-at-Law

MS DIEDRE THEOGARAJAH
LCALSDA (Public Speaking), Govt English Trained (Dept of Education)

AGNES THIYAGARAJAH
ALAM (Recital Dip), Gold Medal LAM (Verse and Prose), TEYL (CALSDA), TESL (CALSDA), LCALSDA (Pub/Speaking), AIWMS (TEFSL), English Trained Teacher (Sri Lanka Training College, Bolowalana, Negombo), English for Communication (Lev 1, 2 & 3 – University of Warwick, England)

MS. LEKHA BASNAYAKE UDUGAMA
FTCL (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), MSTSD (UK)

MS. CHATHUNI UDUWELA
MPP (expected 2021), BA (Sp) Economics Honours, LLB (Hons), LLCM (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL(Sp/Dr) MSTSD (UK)

MS. SAJEWANI VANDERKOON
M. A. Education (Indira Ghandi University-India), B. Sc. (Teaching Technology-Manipal University India), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LCALSDA (TESOL), Gold Medal LCM (Public Speaking), Silver Medal (ESL-VCM), Dip in Teaching Pre and Primary Education (SL)

MS.HIMALI WANIGASEKARA
M. A. (University of Kelaniya), B. A. (Post Graduate Diploma in Education- University of Peradeniya), English Trained Teacher, ATCL (Sp/Dr), LCALSDA(Sp/Dr)

DR D. H. R WEERASINGHE
MBBS (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka) MD (USA), MRCS (Ed), MRCS (Glasg), ATCL (Sp/Dr), LTCL (Sp/Dr-TD), LCALSDA (Presentation Skills and Interview Technique) FACS fellow of the American college of Surgeons.

MS. NILUFA WICKREMASINGHE
FLCM, LLCM (Sp/Dr-TD), LVCM (Sp/Dr-TD), ATCL (Sp/Dr), ALCM (Sp/Dr-TD), AVCM (Sp/Dr), MSTSD (UK)

MR. NIRMALAN WIGNESWARAN
MALD, (Fletcher school – USA), B. Sc. (Hons) Colombo Sri Lanka, Attorney-at-Law, CIMA (Passed Finalist), ATCL (Sp/Dr), Gold Medal LAM (Public Speaking), LCALSDA (Public Speaking)

MS. RADIKA KALPANI WIJESEKERA
LCALSDA (TESOL), ACALSDA (TESOL), Gold Medal-Bible Reading (CALSDA), Diploma in Advanced English (University of Colombo), Dip. in Confidential Secretaries (UK), Diploma in Montessori (AMI).

MS. THILANI WITHARAMAGE
LCALSDA (TESOL), ACALSDA (TESOL), Diploma in Pre-School Teacher Training (Ladies College Vocational Training Centre), Advanced Certificate in English (Open University of Sri Lanka)

MS. RIFKA ZAFIR
LCALSDA (TESOL), Cert. in Proficiency (LAMDA,IWMS), Gold Medal LAM (Public Speaking) Silver Medal VCM-UK (ESOL), Gold Award CALSDA (Public Speaking), Dip. in Child Psychology