HB Dayaratne (from Sri Lanka) is an Electronics & Telecommunication Engineer by Profession with over 3 decades of experience as a Lecturer, Mentor, Coach, Trainer and Speaker. He is an Authorized Instructor for CISCOM (Supply Chain and Operations Management) from BRASI USA.
Currently he is a visiting consultant to Conquering Boundaries and Technology & Management Services in Bangladesh. His prior engagements include Head of Operations – SEI Campus (SL), Head of Graduate Programs – SCOT (SL) a subsidiary of Skills International, Board member of 2 SL Government authorities (Lanka Mineral Sands Limited & Sri Lanka Consumer Affairs Authority), Lecturer at Seychelles Polytechnic, Seychelles and IT Manager at Industrial Finance Limited (SL)
Apart from his professional engagements he had been involved in professional and social organizations in different capacities including Secretary – Seychelles Cricket Association, Honorary Secretary – Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka.
He had been involved in over 100 training sessions as a resource person/ trainer/ keynote speaker in many organizations, government and private colleges.
The participants include Engineers, Accountants, Senior Management Staff, Merchandizers, Industrial Engineering Professionals, Bankers, entry level professionals and students from different organizations including Ceylon Electricity Board, Petroleum Corporation, Apparel Industry, Universities, Polytechnics & Colleges. Areas covered include Creativity & Innovation, Supply Chain & Operations Management, Project Management, Skills Development (includes many soft skills) and Engineering Design.
He presented technical papers at the first International Conference held organized by IDEB & CPSC Manila in 2015 in Dhaka on “International Conference in Bangladesh on TVET for Sustainable Development”, the second International Conference in 2017 in Dhaka on “Skills for the Future World of Work and TVET for Global Competitiveness” and the third International Conference held in Dhaka in 2020 on “Skills Readiness for achieving SDGs and adopting IR 4.0”
He presented a Technical Paper at the SDEF Convention (SAARC Diploma Engineers Forum) held in 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. He was a panelist at the National Workshop on 4IR organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held in Dhaka.