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Mr. Hemantha Bandara

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Engineering | Civil Engineering

Career Summary

1. Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, SLIIT Malabe Campus, July 2021 to date

19 years industry experience including senior managerial level experience in  Contracting, Consultancy, Financing and Developing organizations.

2. Senior Project Manager,Qserve PMU Pvt. Ltd/Qserve Pvt. Ltd.,Sri Lanka,May 2012 to June 2021 (Project management and overall coordination and supervision of project management aspects)

3. Project Relationship Manager/ Project Analyst,Hatton National Bank PLC,Colombo,Project Finance Division,Colombo,Sri Lanka,March 2006-May 2012 (Specialized financing in the sectors of Real Estate [Condominium apartments and other developments], Power & Energy [Mini & Village Hydro Projects, Bio Mass and Wind Energy], and Leisure Sector Developments [Hotel & Resort projects in Sri Lanka & Maldives])

4. Project Engineer,Singapore Piling & Civil Engineering Pvt. Ltd.,Feb 2005-March 2006

5. Planning Engineer,International Construction Consortium Pvt. Ltd, Sri Lanka, Aug 2003- Feb 2005

6. Project Engineer,Kelsey Development Pvt. Ltd.,Sri Lanka,May 2002-July 2003


Teaching Experience (Part time basis)

7. Senior Lecturer (Part Time),Colombo School of Construction Technology,Sri Lanka in partnership with the University of Salford, UK (franchise programme), Sept. 2014- to date

  Degree programme

  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) in Construction Project Management

  Conduct lectures on following modules

  • Project Management
  • Construction Process Management
  • Procurement and Contract Administration
  • Lean & Offsite Manufacturing
  • Construction Project Management


8. Senior Lecturer (Part Time),Colombo School of Construction Technology,Sri Lanka in partnership with the Birmingham City university, UK (franchise programme),March 2014- Feb 2016

  Degree programme

  • BSc (Hons) in Construction Management

  Conducted lectures on following module

  • Project Management


9. Lecturer (Part Time),University of Vocational Technology,Sri Lanka,March 2014- March 2016

  Degree Programme

  • BTech in Building Services Technology

  Conducted lectures on following module

  • Construction Planning and Controlling


10. Visiting Lecturer,NorthShore College,Sri Lanka in Partnership with the University of the West of England, UK (franchise programme),Oct. 2013 – April 2014

  Degree programme

  • BSc in Civil Engineering
  • MSc in Civil Engineering

  Conducted lectures on following module

  • Construction Planning and Economics


11. Lecturer (Part Time),Colombo School of Construction Technology,Sri Lanka,July 2013- October 2015

  Diploma Programme

  • HNDE in Construction Management and the Built Environment
  • HNDE in Building Services Engineering and Management

  Conducted lectures on following modules

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management


12. Lecturer (Part Time),Advanced Construction Training Academy,Sri Lanka,Jan 2013 – Jan 2015

  Diploma programme

  • HNDE in Quantity Surveying

  Conducted lectures on following module

  • Economics


Master of Science (MSc) in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution (March 2018), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Project Management (March 2010), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Hons) in Engineering (Civil Engineering) (May 2002), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.


Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Construction Project Management,
  • Carbon Estimating,
  • Change Management and
  • Capacity Building




Chartered Project Manager/Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (RICS), Since 2017(Membership Number 6753884)

Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, Since 2003(Membership Number A/M 6690)

Member of Institute of Project Managers Sri Lanka, Since 2016 (Membership Number 2016/M/41)

Executive Committee Member of RICS Sri Lanka Forum from 2020 upto date

Ongoing Research

Fernando, N.G.,Jayasinghe I.D. and Rathnaweera, P.H.S. B.  Effective Stakeholder Management Framework for the Construction Projects in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Construction Management (Under review).

My Publications

Journal Publications

Conference Proceedings

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