We’re pleased to inform that the 9th Annual General Meeting of the IESL NSW Chapter was held on 23rd September 2018 and a new management committee was appointed for the chapter 2018-2019 term. Names of the members of the management committee elected for the 2018/2019 term are given below for your kind information.


Rohitha Silva Chair
Mahendram Manoharan Vice Chair
Sisira Kantha Marakkala Secretary
Indunil Kariyakaranage Treasurer
Tissa Abeyrathna Editor
Sarath Wijayapala Past Chair
Nilindu Muthubandara Committee member
Rohana Jayathilake Committee member
Paramasothy Gnanasothy Committee member
Janahan Thiru Committee member
Gayan Abeywardena Canberra Representative
Mihimal Bandara Kadurugamuwa Wollongong Representative
Buddhi Ranasinghe Engineering Student Representative
Pamal Dias Web Administrator
Prabhath Amarasinghe Auditor


We are looking forward to working closely with Engineers Australia. Kindly direct your official correspondence to the undersigned.

Thanking You,
Yours sincerely,


Sisira Kantha Sanda Marakkala

Secretary – IESL NSW Chapter


Who we are …

The Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka established the first overseas chapter in Sydney, New South Wales in 2009 to cater for the members of the institution residing in New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory. The main objective of the chapter is to provide a forum for professional engineers in NSW Australia, to foster the ideals of the profession while socialising in a friendly professional environment.

To achieve this objective, the chapter would organise discussions, training sessions, professional lectures,  reward, and recognition, helping community projects through professional services and practising promoting and encouraging professional ethics.

Although the membership of the chapter is limited to the members of IESL, the services of the chapter will be open to all engineers in NSW and ACT.  The chapter will have a strong relationship with engineers with Sri Lankan origin. However, in a rapidly globalising professional landscape, the chapter welcome the participation and establishing relationships with all engineers.

Following is the list of Chairpersons who gave leadership in the past

2009   –  Eng. Nihal Fernando
2010    – Eng. Tissa Wijayasinghe
2011     –Eng. Maya Amaraweera
2012    – Late Eng. Kamal Fernando
2013    – Eng. Mahinda Karunaratne
2014    – Eng. Waruna Kaluarachchi
2015    – Eng.  Ananda Herath
2016   –  Eng. Dayantha Jayarathna
2017   –   Eng. Sarath Wijayapala