Mrs. Shermila Rajapaksha will assume duties as the Director General of Department of National Zoological Gardens from tomorrow 28.10.2021.
She is an accounting professional with related qualifications from ICASL and CIMA. Having obtained her Bachelors degree B.Sc (Hons) in Accountancy and Financial Management from University of Sri Jayewardenepura she has also obtained her Masters degree in Business Administration(MBA) from University of Colombo. She has over 20 years of commercial sector experience at different capacities in various multinational organisations such as CIMA, E&Y and WNS. She has furthered her career in lecturering, corporate training and consulting SMEs during the past 9 years.
Moreover, she has rendered her service as the Social Media head at President’s Media Unit.