Shakya Nanayakkara

General Secretary

Mr. Shakya Nanayakkara, the general secretary of the organization, is a Lawyer qualified both in UK and Sri Lanka with a practice of nearly 24 years. He completed his post graduate studied at the University of Colombo in psychology and labour studies. He has been in the field of Alcohol, Tobacco and drugs prevention for the last 25 years in different capacities and is the former Director Programmes and Resident Representative of FORUT Sri Lanka as well as the former deputy chairmen of the National Dangerous Drug Control Board. Mr. Nanayakkara is currently a visiting lecturer in health promotion at the University of Mihinthale.