Minister Profile

About Dr. Nalaka Godahewa


Dr. Nalaka Godahewa is an experienced business professional who has a vast knowledge about a wide range of industries. Over the years, he has been head hunted and assigned to undertake many down-falling businesses and government projects to reach their success.

His incomparable qualities of understanding of the core problems, strategic decision making and excellent people management has sprout undeniable and visible developments in all the projects that he has managed over the years.

Being a graduate from the University of Moratuwa, he has other professional qualifications. Dr. Nalaka Godahewa is a CIMA graduate, has completed his MBA at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and he has obtained his PHD from a study program of University of South Australia as one of the most distinguished alumni of the university.

Having seen and experienced the struggles of the people since his young age, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa now expects to develop Gampaha into a prosperous district and to reach out the general public to provide a humane service by representing Gampaha in the parliament.

The Journey of Dr. Nalaka Godahewa

  • 2012 - Colombo Stock Exchange
    Chairman of the Commission from 2012-15
  • 2010 - Sri Lanka Tourism
    Chairman from 2010-12.
  • 2009 - Lanka Hospitals
    I truly enjoyed the outcome
  • 2006 - Sri Lanka Insurance
    Managing Director of SLIC
  • 2004 - PHD
    Completed a PHD study program of University of South Australia
  • 1999 - MAS holdings
    CEO of overseas operations of Shadowline cluster of MAS holdings
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