Dr. K.K.Thilakasiri assumed duties as the new Head of the Department of Accountancy, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya. The appointment letter was handed over to Dr. K.K.Thilakasiri by Prof. D.M.Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University on the 15th of August 2018 at the Office of the Vice-Chancellor.
Dr. K.K.Thilakasiri obtained B.Com (Special) degree and Master of Science (Mgt) degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Doctor of Philosopy degree from Victoria University, Melbourne.
He is an expert in the fields of Strategic Management and Management Accounting. He had also conducted research in Corporate Social Responsibility and had presented research papers at International Research Conferences and had published several research books based on his research interests.
He joined the University of Kelaniya in 1998. Currently he acts as a Senior Student Counselor- Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies and Coordinator of Higher Diploma in Business Accounting.