ACEF Speaker

Udana Ratnayake

Residential/Appliance Energy Efficiency Specialist,
Chemonics International Inc

Udana is a sustainability specialist with over thirteen years of experience working in both private and public sector organizations. His academic background includes a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa complemented by a master’s degree in business administration. Udana started his career as an energy efficiency consultant and later joined the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka as an Assistant Director where he played an active role in electricity sector regulation. Subsequently, he joined the Solar PV Industry assuming diverse managerial and leadership roles within prominent private sector organizations. Udana specializes in delivering renewable energy and demand side management solutions with expertise in conducting training & capacity building programs for industry professionals. Currently, he is serving as the Residential/Appliance Energy Efficiency Specialist of the USAID Sri Lanka Energy Program. He oversees multiple demand side management initiatives to support the adoption of a holistic approach to promote DSM in Sri Lanka.


  • Session 3.4: Smart Grids, Digitalization and Electric Vehicle Charging