Dinidu P Endaragalle

Mr. Dinidu P Endaragalle is a Socio-Economist, Development Consultant, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist. 

He started his career as a project coordinator at Society for Development and Conflict Transformation (SPDECT) in the year 2003 in which he had to undertake the responsibility of implementing a GTZ funded human security program for the prevention of ethno- political riots which took place in Sri Lanka during that period. Thereafter, he has been a part of many well reputed organizations which work with leading socio- economic issues related to various local and global contexts, holding different positions such as lead consultant, socio economic expert, economist, technical adviser, and program director. His interest lies in the field of economics as he has pursued his Master’s in Economics from the University of Colombo after obtaining specialized bachelor’s degree in development economics from the University of Peradeniya. Further, Dinidu has also been a part of training programs conducted by Rural Micro Enterprises Promotion Program (RuMEPP) and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) in Mindanao the Philippines on ‘field exposure training program in micro enterprises development’, and many other conflict resolution and transformation programs. He was a member of the study mission on poverty reduction, environment management, health and education, promotion of earthquake stricken rural communities in the North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan by Church World Services (CWS) in 2008.