V.R. Sena Peiris

V.R. Sena Peiris

Past President


Sena graduated from University of Peradeniya in 1972 with B Sc in Engineering (2nd Class). He has worked for 25 years in the capacity of Engineer, Chief Engineer, Works Manager and General Manager. He qualified as a Cleaner Production Expert in 1997 under UNIDO program. Sena is also a Certified Energy Engineer, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 consultant. He is trained in Green Productivity by APO, Japan, Life Cycle Analysis and Hazardous Waste Management by UNIDO.
He has expertise in Cleaner Production, Energy Management, Life Cycle Management, Green Procurement, Environmental Management Systems, Eco Innovation and Integrated Waste Management.
Served as a visiting lecturer in 6 universities in Sri Lanka.
Corporate member of Society of Engineers(UK), Institute of Plant Engineers(UK), Institute of Energy (UK), Institute of Environmental Professionals (SL),Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association (SL), International Solid Waste Management Association, Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production.
Became the founding Director/Chief Executive Officer of National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC), Sri Lankan 2002 and served the centre for 13 and half years.
Now employed as the sustainability consultant at Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
Currently serves as Council member of Asia Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP), Council member of Institute of Environmental Professional of Sri Lanka (IEPSL) and President of Lanka Responsible Care Council, Member of Panel of Judges for Green Awards by CEA of Sri Lanka, Chairman of Evaluators of National Green Reporting System (NGRS) by Ministry of Environment Sri Lanka, Member of National Expert Panel for Climate Change Mitigation and member of Accreditation Panel of Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for accrediting certifying bodies.

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