Shantha Senarath has more than 40 yrs experience in the Electrical Engineering field including Industrial Electronics.His engineering career has been mostly in the semi govt. and private sector organizations where he has held the key positions, Engineering Manager, Factory Engineer. He holds a Master of Engineering awarded by C & G (UK). Also, he holds the National Diploma in Technology of the University of Moratuwa in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. He is a Fellow and an Incorporated Engineer of the Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka (IIESL). He has been awarded the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) ranking, which is the highest position in Toastmasters Programme, by the Toastmasters International (USA) for Communication & Leadership excellence. He has held the post of President of the Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka (IIESL) for two consecutive years 2000/2001 & 2001/2002.
He is currently the President Elect year 2020/2021 of the Orgnization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA), the apex body of 52 Professional Associations of Sri Lanka embracing 32 professions and will be inducted as the President of OPA for the period 2020 / 2021.