Programme Officer / Research Coordination Division
Mr. Nilanthan Niruthan
Programme Officer /PR
Ms. Nelum Dissanayake
Mr. George I. H. Cooke
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).