Dear Members,

It is with great pleasure we announce that Eng. Shantha Senarath of IIESL has been elected as the General Secretary of the Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA) for the session 2018-2019. He was elected uncontested and this is the first time in the history of OPA an IIESL member has been elected to the prestigious position of General Secretary at the OPA. Prior to that he served as the Editor and a Vice President of the OPA.

OPA is the apex body of 50 Professional Associations representing 33 professions in Sri Lanka. It has a membership of nearly 60,000.

Eng. Shantha Senarath is a product of Rahula College-Matara and Ananda College-Colombo. He is from the 1st batch of NDT and is an Engineer by Profession with over 40 years of experience in Public & Private Sector Organizations, local & overseas, in Engineering

Managerial Positions.

He is a FELLOW of IIESL, Past Chairman of INCO and a Past President of IIESL. He was honored by the Toastmasters International-USA as a ‘Distinguished Toastmaster’ in 2017, which is the highest recognition a toastmaster can obtain.

He represents IIESL in the Engineering Council of Sri Lanka, which is the regulatory body of Engineering Profession in Sri Lanka.

Eng. Shantha Senarath is the Chairman & Managing Director of Techno-Plus International (Pvt) Ltd. and AEMC Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (Sri Lanka & Australia).