Our Team


Executive Director

Shyamala Gomez is a human rights lawyer by training and has over twenty years experience as an academic, researcher and activist. She has an LLB from the University of Colombo and a Masters in Law from Georgetown University, Washington DC.  She has published in the areas of violence against women, masculinities, sexual violence in conflict, migrant workers rights, women’s land rights, reproductive rights and on women, peace and security.

Email: shyamala.cej@gmail.com


Finance Manager

Uthpala Madurasinghe is a passed finalist of CIMA and hold 19 years of experience in the finance sector out of which 13 years are work experience in the INGO and NGO sector.

Email: uthpala.cej@gmail.com


Senior Programme Officer

Letchumanan Kamaleswary holds the B.A degree in Sociology from the University of Peradeniya and is currently reading for a Masters in Development Studies at University of Colombo. Ms. Kamaleswary has 9 years experience working on women’s rights.

E mail: kamali.cej@gmail.com


Senior Project Coordinator

Ando Anthappan holds a BA in Social Sciences from the Open University of Sri Lanka and a Masters in Human Rights and Democratization from the University of Colombo. She has six years experience in the development sector.

Email: ando.cej@gmail.com


Project Officer

Vibusha K. Madanayake is a graduate of the University of Colombo with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) specializing in International Relations and currently reading for her Masters in International Relations (M.A) at the University of Colombo. She has volunteered in youth development with several volunteer organizations during the past eight years.

Email: vibusha.cej@gmail.com

Mr. Casi Chetty - Board of Director

Office Assistant