Director - APL Logistics Lanka (Pvt) Ltd / APL Logistics Lanka Freight Forwarding (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Dissanayake counts over 16 years of experience in the logistics industry. He currently functions as the country head for leading freight forwarding and logistics company, APL Logistics in Sri Lanka. Dileepa commenced his career at Marks & Spencer, UK as an in-store Supply Chain Management Executive after which he returned to Sri Lanka in 2006 and joined APL Lanka (Pvt) Ltd as a management trainee. In 2007 he was absorbed into APL Logistics (as a Business Development Executive. Since then Dileepa has worked in various roles covering,

Logistics Operations Management, Customer Service and Key Accounts Management giving him significant insights into the logistics industry. He was also instrumental in developing and building the APL Logistics regional distribution center for South Asia, Mr. Dissanayake has also served as a visiting lecturer at Achievers Lanka Business School.

Mr. Dissanayake holds a B.Eng. (Hons) in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Kingston University in the United Kingdom and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Post Graduate Institute of Management (PIM), Sri Jayewardenepura University. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. He is a qualified Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK. Mr. Dissanayake, completed his primary and secondary education at Royal College, Colombo, Sri Lanka.