Prof. Dinesh Samarasinghe has been appointed as the Dean, Faculty of Business, with effect from 15th September 2023. He was graduated from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka securing a B.Sc. Marketing Management (Special) Degree with a First-Class Honors’ Division in 2004. He obtained both MBA and PhD in Marketing from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He joined the University of Moratuwa academic staff as a Lecturer in 2006. Currently, he is a Professor attached to the Department of Industrial Management, University of Moratuwa.
Formerly, he served as Head of the Department of Management of Technology, Faculty of Business. He is also serving as a Board of Study member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, an Editor of Colombo Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Research of University of Colombo and an associate editor of South Asian Journal of Marketing (an Emerald Insight Journal).
Further, Prof. Samarasinghe has published over 30 research papers in both internationally and locally reputed journals on Marketing and Management and presented conference papers at more than twenty international and local research symposia. He has been a postgraduate: MBA, MPhil, DBA and PhD research supervisor as well as visiting academic for several local and foreign universities. Additionally, he has served as a resource person and chairperson for many research conferences and workshops. Furthermore, Prof. Samarasinghe has won awards for best research papers at several research conferences and outstanding research performance of the University of Moratuwa.