Mr. Wijayatunga joined ADB in 2008. He has contributed extensively in energy sector policy and regulatory activities over 25 years, and has co-authored over 75 publications. Mr. Wijayatunga was the founding Director General of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, and a lead author of the Sri Lanka Energy Policies and Strategies and the Sri Lanka Initial National Communication on Climate Change. He was also a Senior Professor of Electrical Engineering and Chairman of the South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation. Mr. Wijayatunga is a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology in London and of the US Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, as well as a Chartered Electrical Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineers in Sri Lanka.
Blogs by this Author
Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017
Bilateral power trading deals among SASEC countries should gradually expand. A single interconnected power market would be a clear win for the subregion.
Published on Friday, 22 September 2017
Hugely affected by climate change, Sri Lanka is taking bold action against it. ADB and UNDP are helping develop a strategy that can be replicated elsewhere.