Kelsey Developments PLC, a member of the Janashakthi Group has announced the appointment of industry veteran Prof. Chitra Weddikkara as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the organisation with effect from 2 September.
Prof. Chitra Weddikkara has the unique distinction of being a Chartered Architect, Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager, Adjudicator and counts well over 30 years of experience in the design and the construction industry both in Sri Lanka and overseas. She has a Class A registration from the Engineers and Engineering Offices Accrediting Committee of the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, Qatar.
Her work experience includes several key academic roles in Sri Lanka and overseas in addition to her directorships and advisory positions for multiple committees in the Government of Sri Lanka. She is currently the Chairperson of Qserve group of companies that carries out consultancies in cost monitoring and management of buildings, contract administration, construction audits and project management.
“It is my great pleasure to welcome Prof. Chitra Weddikkara to the Board of Kelsey Developments PLC at this evolving time for the organisation with our renewed strategy for exponential growth as a member of Janashakthi Group. With the organisation’s thrust into the national housing development business her unique expertise and experience in the industry for over three decades which will help us evolve our strategy to better serve our customers and communities,” said Kelsey Developments PLC Chairman Eardley Perera.
“I’m excited to join a pioneering organisation that is revolutionising the real estate industry in Sri Lanka. I look forward to contributing to the growth and success of Kelsey Homes as the company continues to cater to the rising demand for residential developments with high quality housing solutions,” said Kelsey Developments PLC Independent Non-Executive Director Prof. Chitra Weddikkara.
With the latest appointment, the Kelsey Developments PLC Board of Directors comprises of Eardley Perera – Chairman, Prakash Schaffter, Roshni Fernando, ACM Gagan Bulathsinghala, Arul Sivagananathan and Prof. Chitra Weddikkara.