CSCT was established in 2008, with the motto ‘Sapientia et Doctrina’, which is Latin for Wisdom & Learning. We strive to create a learning environment to nurture the development of critical thinking skills; support innovation; and develop knowledge and expertise of our students.
CSCT faculty members are the most senior teachers in the field of construction and foremost practitioners in the country. They have expertise in a broad range of specialties and have developed curriculums in each of the programs that meet the needs of the construction industry, ensuring that our graduates and diploma holders are ready for professional work.
Our Management Team
Ben Guneratne has a Bachelors Degree in Economics from Macquarie University, Sydney Australia and has completed a Masters in Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Engineering) at the University of Salford, United Kingdom.
Ben is engaged in the day to day operation of the school and ensures that it is run in a financial efficient manner. Ben has more than 10 years experience working in the private sector in various managerial roles.
Head of School
Susil Weddikkara is a Chartered Architect and Planner by profession with extensive experience in academic teaching in Australia, USA and Sri Lanka.
Mr Weddikkara has over 30 years of experience in professional practice and holds a Masters Degree in Town Planning from (-YEAR-). He is the Head of School for the Colombo School of Construction Technology.
Dean of School
Prof Chitra Weddikkara
Prof Chitra Weddikkara is the former Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, and former Head of the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa.
She is also the Immediate Past President of the Institute of Quantity Surveying Sri Lanka, President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and the Chairperson of the RICS Chapter in Sri Lanka. She holds the Chair of Professor of Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa and is the Dean/Academic Director of the Colombo School of Construction Technology.
She is a Charted Quantity Surveyor and holds a PhD in (-YEAR-) from (-YEAR-). She is well connected to the Sri Lankan construction industry and has over 30 years experience working in the Built Environment Industry.
Prof Raufdeen Rameezdeen
Prof Raufdeen Rameezdeen is the former Head of Department of the Department of Building Economics at the University of Moratuwa.
He has more than 20 years experience in the construction industry and holds a PhD in Infrastructure Systems Engineering from Japan. Prof Rameezdeen has extensive experience in academic teaching and continues to lecture at the University of Moratuwa. He is the Program Coordinator/Academic Director of the Colombo School of Construction Technology.
Academic/ Programme Director
Maneka Guneratne has a Masters in International Studies from the University of Sydney and Masters in International Social Development from the University of New South Wales.
She has experience working for several international organisations including the United Nations Development Program and Legal Aid Commission New South Wales. She has extensive experience in program delivery and knowledgeable of university systems.
She is the Academic/ Programme Director for the Colombo School of Construction Technology and the focal point for the University of Salford Partnership.