ACEF Speaker

Ranishka Wimalasena

Senior Energy Specialist,
Asian Development Bank

Ranishka possesses over 19 years of professional experience mainly in energy sector development activities including policy formulation, promotion of renewable energy and infrastructure development. Ranishka is a Senior Energy Specialist (Climate Finance) at the Asian Development Bank based in the Headquarters in Philippines. He previously supported ADB’s work in the Pacific and was based in Pacific Subregional Office in Fiji. Before moving to Fiji, he managed ADB’s energy sector portfolio in Sri Lanka. He has extensive working experience in South Asia and Pacific. He holds a master’s degree in Energy Planning and Policy from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia and a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with a first-class honor from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.


  • Session 2.3: Accelerating Private Sector Clean Energy Investment