Kiran_83x100Kiran Dhanapala
Kiran is a sustainability professional with over 20 years’ experience at country and global levels. A member of an international sustainability network, she adds value to individuals, companies and the planet through consulting.
Kiran_83x100Manilka Ediriweera
The writer is an undergraduate student with a passion for writing. She is presently following a business management programme.
Shiran Fernando
Shiran is an economist working at a leading business chamber in Sri Lanka.
goolbaiGoolbai Gunasekara
She is a Director and former Principal of a leading international school in Colombo.
Nirupa_83x100Nirupa Homer-Vanniasinkam
The writer is a housewife and a mother of three, engaging in a home-based business which specialises in cakes and desserts. She focusses on traditional and modern recipes, using natural ingredients with a healthy twist.
Jayashantha-J_83x100Jayashantha Jayawardhana
The columnist is a Senior Creative Writer/Project Leader – Marketing Content at a leading digital marketing solutions company in Sri Lanka. He’s a Business Management graduate from Wayamba University and is deeply interested in creative entrepreneurship.
Brian KerkovenBrian Kerkoven
Following a stint as a model for Ramani Fernando Salons, Brian launched a modelling agency (Walk With Brian Kerkoven) and is one of Sri Lanka’s leading choreographers today. Brian is also a fashion designer, and his designs have been showcased on catwalks in the US, Spain and Malaysia.
archanaArchana Law
Archana is an Emotional Intelligence and Performance Coach. She also practises psychometrics, teaches neuro linguistic programming and focusses on behavioural psychology for building competencies.
Gishanka PereraGishanka Perera
A student of Gateway College, Gishanka has a passion for research and is dedicated to producing quality content. His hobbies include public speaking, playing the saxophone, rowing and community service.
janakaJanaka Perera
A senior journalist and a former News Editor of two newspapers, Janaka was also an Information Assistant at the American Embassy in Colombo.
jehanDr. Jehan Perera
An Executive Director of the National Peace Council of Sri Lanka, he holds a Doctor of Law deg­ree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard College. He is a political columnist for a daily newspaper and contributes regularly to international publications.
dyanDyan Seneviratne
Dyan heads his own training and development company specialising in 21st-century business communications. As one of his many interests, Dyan reports on the latest cars and SUVs.
Akila_83x100Akila Wijerathna
The writer holds a postgraduate qualification in agricultural sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
vijithaVijitha Yapa
He is the Chairman of Vijitha Yapa Group of Companies, and was the Founder Editor of three newspapers.


SandipSandip Hor
Based in Australia, Sandip enjoys travelling and is also a photographer. He has visited over 65 countries across five continents. His travel tales are also published in newspapers and magazines in Australia, Singapore, Dubai and India.
blank_imageDee Williams
Dhayanie ‘Dee’ Williams is a food ambassador, media personality and the first Sri Lankan female to compete in MasterChef Australia. Dee recently featured as a judge and mentor on the Sri Lankan cooking show Supreme Chef Season 2. She is also the owner of the spice range DeeLicious.


Monita Pesumal
Monita holds a Master of Arts degree from Cardiff University. She is also a qualified banker, and a public relations and marketing communications specialist. Monita has over 20 years’ experience in sectors ranging from cards and payments, to renewable energy and fintech. She currently lives and works in Bahrain.


Samantha Amerasinghe
The writer is a global research economist and thought leader currently based in Toronto.


Dr. Muneer Muhamed
The writer is the cofounder and chief evangelist of a nonprofit organisation. He advises governments around the world on policy execution and social change.


pallaviPallavi Pinakin
Pallavi holds a Master’s degree in English Literature from St. Stephen’s College, one of India’s premier educational institutions. After working with companies like IBM and McKinsey & Co., she founded her own communications firm in New Delhi. Pallavi is a travel enthusiast and a self-confessed bookworm. She has lived in India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Thailand and Malaysia. Pallavi now resides in Indonesia.


Sanjeewaka Kulathunga
The writer is a training and development researcher at Japan’s Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT). He is a graduate in HRM of the University of Kelaniya and has postgraduate qualifications in International Business Management from Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) in New Zealand.


PriyanPriyan Rajapaksa
An accountant by profession, Priyan has worked mainly in the corporate sector. He was a Finance Director of two public companies in Sri Lanka, and he runs an accountancy practice in Auckland serving SMEs.


JenniferLee83x100xDec17Jennifer Lee
Jennifer, an Australian Chinese chef and writer based in Singapore, shares her life journey and experiences around the globe through her passions – food history and cooking.
Ranjan Mellawa
The author of Winds Behind the Willows, Ranjan pens the sports column in Living. In 2017, he was named Author of the Year at the SLT Silk Sports Awards.
matMat Ranasinghe
An avid car enthusiast, Mat is an architect who shuttles between Singapore and Australia on work.


Rajika-J_83x100Rajika Jayatilake
A journalist and former diplomat, Rajika is experienced in international strategic communications, and media relations and advocacy.
MERILEE-KERN83100Merilee Kern
Merilee Kern (MBA) is an internationally regarded brand strategist and analyst. She is also the creator and host of the Savvy Ventures business TV show that airs on FOX Business TV and Bloomberg TV (she can be contacted at and