Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS)

" Established under the S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation "

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Ms. Ruwanie Weerakoon

Assistant Accountant

Ms. Saranya Sivasubramaniyam

Programme Officer/Bandaranaike Research Hub

Ms. Anjali Priyangika Munasinghe

Examination Assistant

Ms. R. M. K. N. Senevirathne

Programme Officer/International Relations Division

Ms. Chamila A. Gamage

Assistant Librarian/Lending

Ms. Nelum Dissanayake


Dr. (Ms.) Lakmal Mihiri Senanayake

Programme Executive/Research Coordination Division

Ms. Tharanga Jayaweera


Programme Executive /Language & Cultural Studies Division

Ms. Mahesha Pathirana

Programme Executive/International Relations Division

Ms. Nishani Jayaweera

Administration Executive & Executive Secretary/BCIS

Mr. George I. H. Cooke

Deputy Director

George I. H. Cooke is the Deputy Director at the BCIS where he engages in research into foreign policy, diplomacy, regionalism and integration.

A diplomat by profession having joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 2007, he has served in the Public Communications Division, the Bureau of the Foreign Minister and the East Asia and Pacific Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, in addition to an overseas posting at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris and at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).