Dr Ananda Ranasinghe has graduated from the University of Ceylon, Peradeniya in the field of Engineering and thereafter he has worked in many construction projects in highways and buildings. He has also gained experience in structural engineering where he has worked for leading consultancy firms both in Sri Lanka and overseas.
He had been a Visiting Lecturer for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at University of Peradeniya and University of Moratuwa. He is also an Attorney-at-Law. He also serves as an Examiner for Institute for Architects, Institution of Engineers and ICLP Arbitration Centre. For his PhD, he has specialized in the application of Arbitration in the construction industry.
Dr Ranasinghe has served in the Sri Lanka Army and retired as a Brigadier. Presently he engages in dispute resolution in the construction industry including in adjudication and arbitration. He held the position of President of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka for the 2011/2012 session.