Raveendra Sumathipala

Visiting Faculty

  • Faculty of Shariah and Law (FSL)

Fellow (MPhil Nominee) - Beijing University of Foreign Affairs

 Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations _ Bandaranaike Centre For International Studies – Colombo(2010)

 Attorney-at-Law – Sri Lanka Law college (2010)

 MPhil- Molecular Biology – University of Peradeniya (2011)

 Degree in Bachelors of Laws (LL.B) – The Open University of Sri Lanka (2009)

 Degree in Bachelors of Science (Agric Molecular Biology)- University of Ruhuna (2006)


Visiting Lecturer at University of Peradeniya - International Law / International Relations

 Conducting Lectures for the Sri Lankan Army – Staff College Exam Prep – International Relations

 Conducted lectures at AAT Sri Lanka – Business Law

 Presently Conducting lectures for the LLB programme at the IBM Campus – Sri Lanka


Critical Analysis of the relationship between the ICC (International Criminal Court) and Universal Jurisdiction – Dissertation thesis - BCIS 2010

 Co-editor – ‘Local Governance’ monthly magazine – Ministry Of Local Government and Provincial Councils – 2008– 2009

 Research Assistance – Kalutara – Bradman Weerakoon


Attorneys-at-Law

 Commenced the active practice as an Attorney-at Law in the year 2010.

 Presently practicing as a Civil Counsel at the Court Complex of Colombo

 Strategic Director – Vann Walters Private Limited (since 2016)


Fellow of the Department of International Studies – Beijing University of Foreign Affairs

 Member of the united Nations Association of Sri Lanka –Ex Co

 Member of the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Youth Advisory Panel, 2009 onwards

 Researcher and Official Raporteur for the 8th ICAAP, 2007

 Representative Delegate at the International Democratic Youth Leadership Programme, 2006, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo

 Delegate – UN programme for Millennium Development Goals – Beijing - 2004

Journalist- Associated Newspapers Sri Lanka (2007 – 2010)

 News editor, and presenter for TNL Television(2010-20120), ABC Network(2006-2008) and SLBC(2011 onwards)  Project Administrative Secretary - CIDA Restore Project ,2006

 Programme Officer for the Legal Reforms Project at The Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils – funded by The Asia Foundation ,2008-2009


Fellow (MPhil Nominee) - Beijing University of Foreign Affairs

 Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations _ Bandaranaike Centre For International Studies – Colombo(2010)

 Attorney-at-Law – Sri Lanka Law college (2010)

 MPhil- Molecular Biology – University of Peradeniya (2011)

 Degree in Bachelors of Laws (LL.B) – The Open University of Sri Lanka (2009)

 Degree in Bachelors of Science (Agric Molecular Biology)- University of Ruhuna (2006)


Visiting Lecturer at University of Peradeniya - International Law / International Relations

 Conducting Lectures for the Sri Lankan Army – Staff College Exam Prep – International Relations

 Conducted lectures at AAT Sri Lanka – Business Law

 Presently Conducting lectures for the LLB programme at the IBM Campus – Sri Lanka


Critical Analysis of the relationship between the ICC (International Criminal Court) and Universal Jurisdiction – Dissertation thesis - BCIS 2010

 Co-editor – ‘Local Governance’ monthly magazine – Ministry Of Local Government and Provincial Councils – 2008– 2009

 Research Assistance – Kalutara – Bradman Weerakoon


Attorneys-at-Law

 Commenced the active practice as an Attorney-at Law in the year 2010.

 Presently practicing as a Civil Counsel at the Court Complex of Colombo

 Strategic Director – Vann Walters Private Limited (since 2016)


Fellow of the Department of International Studies – Beijing University of Foreign Affairs

 Member of the united Nations Association of Sri Lanka –Ex Co

 Member of the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Youth Advisory Panel, 2009 onwards

 Researcher and Official Raporteur for the 8th ICAAP, 2007

 Representative Delegate at the International Democratic Youth Leadership Programme, 2006, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo

 Delegate – UN programme for Millennium Development Goals – Beijing - 2004

Journalist- Associated Newspapers Sri Lanka (2007 – 2010)

 News editor, and presenter for TNL Television(2010-20120), ABC Network(2006-2008) and SLBC(2011 onwards)  Project Administrative Secretary - CIDA Restore Project ,2006

 Programme Officer for the Legal Reforms Project at The Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils – funded by The Asia Foundation ,2008-2009