• Ph.D In Chemical Engineering, University Of London.
  • B.Sc, (Eng) First Class Hon. Mechanical Engineering, University Of Ceylon.
  • Fellow, Institution Of Chemical Engineers, London.
  • Fellow, Institution Of Engineers, Sri Lanka.

Dr. Sarath Abayawardana has over 30 years` of experience in science and engineering sectors and currently functions as a Director on the Haycab PLC Board as well.

He was the former Program Director at the ‘Coordinating Secretariat for Science Technology and Innovation’ and has worked with major national and international organizations. He at various times was the Director/CEO of the National Science Foundation; Technical Director, Unilever Sri Lanka; Product Engineer, Unilever PLC London; Consultant to ADB vocational training projects; and also was an international researcher at the International Water Management Institute.

He has also served as a member on numerous Governing Boards and high-level Committees, both in the public and private sectors.