Dr Sakuntala Kadirgamar
LLB., (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka); BA (Hons.) (University of Reading, UK)., PhD. (University of Sydney), Australia
Sakuntala Kadirgamar is a senior governance expert with extensive experience providing policy and technical advice on governance reform and negotiating gender & social inclusion. She has worked with the United Nations, International NGOs and with research institutions promoting good governance and sustainable development. She has worked in fragile states and post conflict countries in contexts of extreme political volatility, change and transitions. She has been called upon to play a key role in providing policy advice to diffuse political and social tensions and to advance new governance and development initiatives.