Nandana Kanakaratne

Director - Career Development

Nandana is a Senior Career Advisor to CareerMe.  He has over 20 years of experience in guiding young talent in the right direction. His flair for analyzing and understanding ‘personality types’ gives him a distinct advantage in developing positive behavioural trends in any organization and people transformation. His management and HR teaching have been spanning for over eight years and presently he is a certified teacher for advanced Diplomas and postgraduate courses.  He has obtained his Bachelor of Science and Master of Philosophy Degrees and subsequently pursued a Masters in Business Administration.

He was previously at Unilever Sri Lanka as an HR Business Partner, Heading the HR functions for Supply Chain, Finance and IT. There he developed an in-depth expertise in learning, recruitment, remuneration, organizational development and human resource business partnering. He played a key instrumental role in HR transformation process within the company starting from early 2000 and eventually culminating in Unilever factory attaining TPM Excellence award status in 2006.

After leaving Unilever in June 2008, he has been working as an organization development consultant, coach, corporate trainer and management/HR teacher. Nandana has been actively contributing many organizations developing their visions, objectives, values, leaders, teams and people processes and his services are ranging from local, multinational, private as well as public companies. He has played a key role of the ‘catalyst’ in bringing about numerous cultural and value-based development initiatives which resulted in shifting age-old paradigms and transformation of attitudes at all levels and functions.

Most students do not have a complete knowledge of careers and what employers will expect from them. So, career guidance will be highly valuable in helping students pick the right career and understanding about the chosen career.

Anjana Kulasekara
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