H. L. C. G. Wijesekara

FIIE(SL), IEng

Council Member

Channa Wijesekara is an accomplished entrepreneur, industrialist, wood technologist, author and a curriculum writer. As the founder Chairman of Leema Creations (Pvt) Ltd, he has been successful in furniture manufacturing and interior designing sectors in Sri Lanka, offering valuable contribution to Sri Lankan economy.He has obtained a NDT in Civil Engineering from University of Moratuwa, Technical Teachers’ Certificate in Wood Technology and Diploma in Educational Administration from Germany. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka.  He has revolutionized wood technology seminar landscape in Sri Lanka and also authored valuable books in Sinhala and English on Wood Technology.  He is untiringly working for the progress of both wood industry and vocational education sectors by using his 35-years of experience and expertise. He has served/serving as the President of Wood Based Industrialists’ Association, Chairman of Advisory Council on Wood Sector for Industry for Ministry of Industries, Board Member of TVEC & Member of Governing body of IETI/NAITA. He is a recipient of twenty prestigious national business awards and claimed ‘Brand Excellence in Interior Decorators and Designers’ Award for the SAARC region for entrepreneurial ability in 2017 & 2019.