Dr. Isuri Dharmaratne’s experience was mainly in the Apparel buying/manufacturing Industry, holding over 15 years of experience, compassing over 10 years in senior managerial positions. From her 10th year on, she served in the Directorial Board of Ranaviru Apparels as a consultant, in which position she continues to serve at present intensely engaged in all executive operations including production, quality and procurement.
Dr. Isuri is also a Director of Samutthana, the King’s College London Resource Centre in Sri Lanka, for Trauma, Displacement and Mental health; an institute committed in delivering services on Mental Health Capacity Building. Dr. Isuri was invaluable in strengthening and contriving the preliminary operations of Samutthana in Colombo.
In her tenure as Country Manager/CEO/General Manager of Tomen Hot-Line (H.K.) Limited, Sri Lanka, she was instrumental in setting up the entire project from conceptual stage to completion. Tomen Hot-Line is the garment buying division of Tomen Corporation, Japan set up exclusively to service Nike Inc. of USA. She was potently involved in establishing business implementations and initiatives for Nike in Sri Lanka, for which today, accounts in an excess of US$ 50 million worth of National income per year. She also acquires a Commonwealth Master of Business Administration through the Open University of Sri Lanka, awarded by the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada.
Dr. Isuri obtained her PhD, in Business Management from the Management and Science University of Malaysia (MSU) in 2014. She currently serves as an academic advisor for the PhD Programme conducted by the Management and Science University, Malaysia. (MSU). In addition, she is being appointed as the Associate Dean (Research)- Business School at BMS, which represents three leading universities in UK, Leicester, Edinburg Napier and Northumbria University.Additionally, she is involved in the HR disciplines of Employee Engagement, Contemporary Human Resource Management, Research Methodology, People Resourcing, Critical Thinking and Strategy, and Leadership Development.