Discover Our People

Disciver our people

We’ve got the people to do it

We have more PhD and MSc qualified academics on our staff than any other private higher education institute in Sri Lanka. You’ll be taught by experts who are recognised internationally and locally as being at the forefront of their subject – and who incorporate the very latest thinking and discoveries directly into your course.


Prof. Neluka Fernando

PhD (London), MBBS, Dip in Medical Microbiology

Visiting Professor in Microbiology at KIU
Honorary Member of the KIU Council, KIU Senate and Honorary Chair of the Academic Development & Planning Committee, Honorary Vice-chancellor

Prof. Sujatha Salgado

MBBS(Ceylon),  M.Phil(Colombo)

Deputy Vice Chancellor KIU, Senior Lecturer in Anatomy

Prof. Thulitha Wickrama

PhD (Human Development and Family Studies), MS (Community Health), BS (Statistics)

Visiting Professor for BSc (Hons) in Psychology at KIU, Principal Investigator at KIU Research Centre
Prof. Wickrama is a leading expert in disaster and health research in Sri Lanka and has been the Principal Investigator on several national projects

Dr. C. Indrapala

MBBS, PgD (Acupuncture)

Head of Department, Acupuncture at KIU, Director International Affairs at KIU
Dr. Indrapala having practiced conventional medicine for over 20 years is today one of the most senior acupuncturist in Sri Lanka with a large following across international students from all over the world

Ms. Hemamala Vithanarachchi

MSc N (Brit. Columbia), BSc N (OUSL), RN

Head of Department, Nursing at KIU
Honorary Member of the Council, Senate, Examination, Scrutiny &   Result Committee at KIU
Former Head of Nursing Department of the Open University of Sri Lanka, is one of the pioneers of nursing higher education in the country

Mr. Lakmal Ponnamperuma

MPhil (Clinical Psychology), BA (Hons) (Psychology), Diploma (Counseling)

Honorary Member of the Senate, Examination, Scrutiny &   Result Committee and Academic Development & Planning Committee

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