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Ms. Chapa S. R. B. Refaie

Academic Fellow

Faculty of Business | Information Management

Career Summary

Chapa Refaie
Lecturer, Consultant, Trainer in SCM
MBA (SCM) (KDU), B.Sc.(Colombo)., CGMA, CIMA(UK),  Int. Dip. SCM (ITC, Geneva), Six Sigma(SL)      
Memberships - ACMA, MILT,  SLFUW, WiLAT, MISMM

Chapa is a dynamic person who is equipped with professional as well as academic qualifications and experience. She has experience in the education industry, Manufacturing environment as well as in the retail environment.
She has over 8 years of lecturing and training experience as a visiting faculty at ICBT, ISMM, IML and CILM for lecturing Bachelor’s degree (ICBT, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK), International Diploma in Supply Chain Management (ITC, Geneva and University of the West Scotland, UK), Graduate Diploma (ISMM), Advance Diploma, OTHM(ICBT) and certificate level courses and have conducted public and corporate trainings.
Moreover, she has over 25 years of invaluable industry experience in the fields of Logistics & Supply Chain Management and in Management Accounting in multinational organizations such as Ansell Lanka, Dufry, World Duty Free and local organizations such as ORG MARG SMART, Care Lanka and Enviro and Chapa has gained experience in strategic planning, operational planning, forecasting, organizing, logistics, purchasing, warehousing, importing & exporting, strategy implementation, management accounting, manufacturing, customer service, negotiations, ERP systems multicultural communications and in managing multidisaplenery people in various departments & countries..  Chapa has also received overseas training on multicultural cultural communication, Sales & Operational planning (S&OP), strategic and manufacturing planning.
Further, she has hold management positions such as Country Supply Chain Planning & Purchasing Manager, Manager Supply Chain and Sustainability, Planning Manager and as Assistant Manager Supply Chain. 
Chapa is equipped with a B.Sc. degree, research-based Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, international diploma in Supply Chain Management (ITC, Geneva) and Management Accounting (CIMA). Moreover, she has got trained from Colombo Toast masters Club and is an accredited Training of Trainer (TOT) for the MLS of ITC, Geneva. 
Chapa is interested in working towards personal and educational development of students and entrepreneurs for the betterment of the society.


  • Reading for PhD 
  • MBA (Logistics & Supply Chain Management)- General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University (KDU).
  • Intern.l Diploma in Supply Chain Management – International Trade Center (ITC), Geneva.
  • B.Sc. - The University of Colombo
  • Six Sigma Green Belt – by Ansell Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
  • CGMA - Charted Global Management Accountant, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.


Second place in MBA (Logistics & SCM)

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Management (Warehouse Management / Purchasing Management / Supplier Relationships / Green Supply Chain)
  • Entreprenaurship
  • Small & Medium Sized Enterprises
  • International Trade
  • Strategic Management


•    ACMA - Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant, CIMA, UK. 
•    MISMM - Life & Corporate Member of Institute of Supply and Materials 
•    MILT- Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) 
•    ISMM Council member of ISMM since 2019
    Member of Sri Lanka Federation of University Women (SLFUW)
    Member of Women in Logistics (WiLAT) 
•    Member of General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University Alumna. 

Ongoing Research

  • Success and failure of supply chain management.
  • Entreprenaurs contribution in Supply Chain Management to develop the national economy.

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

Conference Presentations

  • Chapa S.R.B. Refaie  " Labour Force Contribution to the Development of the National Economy of Sri Lanka  Presentation,  at Chartered Institute of Personnel Management ,   2023

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