At Dr. Sanja Gunawardena’s invitation Dr. Mayuri Wijayasundara visited the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering (DCPE) on 12th June 2019 to participate with “Katha- Baha” program. Dr. Mayuri Wijayasundara is an alumnus of DCPE and currently serving as a lecturer and a consultant in Deakin University, Australia. She has her research expertise and interest in developments leading to implementation of circular economic initiatives. As a chemical and process engineer and a chartered management accountant, she combines the knowledge of process engineering, sustainability economics and finance/supply chain management/strategic management disciplines in order to develop and assess initiatives leading to a circular economy. Her published work so far has been centred on developing and validating methodologies for conducting multi-criteria analysis to evaluate complex alternative strategies relating to industry uptake of sustainable alternative materials. Following a successful career as a business professional for over 8 years with work experience in Australia and internationally, Mayuri brings her experience in the industry to combine with it her expertise in research in this area.