Kumarawadu Ariyawansa has more than 45 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering and the field of Industrial Engineering. He has been in the semi Government organizations throughout his career where he has held key positions of Deputy General Manager, General Manager, Chief Executive officer and Director, Board of Management.
He was awarded the professional Engineer status (P.E) from the American society of Civil Engineers and holds the National Diploma in Technology of the Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa, Advanced Diploma In Industrial Management from Open University of Sri Lanka.
He is a Fellow member and an Incorporated Engineer of the Institution of Incorporated Engineers Sri Lanka. He has held the post of President of IIESL for two consecutive years 2012-2013, 2013-2014 and held the post of Chairman SAARC Diploma Engineers forum in the year 2013.