ACEF Speaker

Udana Ratnayake

Residential/Appliance Energy Efficiency Specialist, USAID Sri Lanka Energy Program,
Chemonics International Inc

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


  • Session 3.2: Status and Opportunities for DSM in Asia and the Pacific