Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) Sri Lanka reappointed its chairperson, Ms Dhashma Karunaratne for the year 2018 at the 5th AGM held recently at the auditorium of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka.
At present, she contributes towards the execution of the commercial and marketing strategy of South Asia Gateway Terminals, of Port of Colombo, and drives initiatives for business growth integrating contractual performance monitoring and compliance. During her early professional career, she held diverse roles, including corporate finance, business strategy, management accounting and distributor and project management.
She is a chartered member of CILT and is currently serving as a member of CILT Sri Lanka council. She has been an active executive committee member of WiLAT Sri Lanka since its inception, in 2013 and has been serving as vice chairperson for branding and promotions up to the time she was first appointed as chairperson in 2017. She has successfully executed effective programmes to promote and position women in logistics and transport, as an integral part of the industry and the economy.