Our Distinguish Old Boy Eng. Tilak Rohitha de Silva inducted as President of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL)

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Our Distinguish Old Boy Eng. Tilak Rohitha de Silva, an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer was inducted as the President of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) at the 106th Annual Sessions held on 19th October, 2012 at the BMICH for the 2012/2013 Sessions.

Mr. L.W. Somatilake, the principal, Sri Sumangala College, Mr. Sanath De Silva (President OBA), Eng. Roshan Rodrigo (Jt. Secretary – OBA), Eng. Loyd Perara (our distinguish old boy, former President -IESL), Eng Vijith Salgado (Vice President-OBA), Mr. Sarath Alwis (Vice President-OBA), Mr. A.M. Keerthiratne (Vice President-OBA) and Mr. Ravi De Mel (ex-co. member OBA) along with two prominent past teachers Mrs. Nimal de Mel & Mrs. Medis who taught Eng. Tilak De Silva attended this occasion.

Eng. Tilak De Silva, currently the Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Telecom – Hong Kong and Advisor to the CEO, Sri Lanka Telecom on Technology Strategies. He obtained his graduate degree in Electronics & Te l e c o m m u n i c a t i o n Engineering from the University of Moratuwa in 1983 and his MSc in Data Communications from the Brunel University, UK in 2002. Eng. Tilak De Silva joined the IESL in 1992 and became a Fellow in 1999 and has served in the IESL Council for almost 15 yrs in various capacities including 3 consecutive years as Vice President before being elected as President Elect for the 2011/2012 Sessions.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK, Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council, UK, Fellow and Chartered IT Professional of the British Computer Society and Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA.

Eng. Tilak Rohit de Silva has helped his Alma Mater through the OBA, Junior OBA and Colombo OBA in numerous ways. We as OBA is proud to note that whenever the OBA make a request for his assistance he has obliged positively Our OBA wishes him all success in his future en-devours.

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