Dr. W. G. S. Kelum, Deptartment of Accounting, Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, USJ appointed as the new Director of Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) with effect from 8th of May 2021 by the University Grants Commission.
Dr. W. G. S. Kelum completed his education at Royal College, Colombo 7. Dr. Kelum completed his M.Sc. in Economics (Specialized in Accounting) (USSR) in 1988 and his P.hD.(Accounting) (Russia) in 1992. Dr. Kelum joined the Department of Accounting (DA) as a Probationary Lecturer in 2001. He is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at Department of Accounting, University of
Sri Jayewardenepura and also as the Director of World Bank Funded Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development Operation Program at University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
Monitoring & Evaluation Plan for the proposed Higher Education for 21st Century Project published at the WB review book in September 2009 ,Quality Development Grant for Postgraduate Research – Feasibility study for World Bank – September 2009, Presentation made for the University academia on “How to prepare project implementation plans”. 2011-2012, Presentation made to the University academia on “How to prepare budgets for the World bank funded projects” 2011-2012, Presentation made to the university academia on “Project monitoring and preparing annual progress reports for WB projects” 2012, Examiner to evaluate Thesis Submitted for M.Phil. In Finance, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jaffna since 2016 are some of His publications and Research Development Contributions. Dr. W. G. S. Kelum has also under taken consultancy of several different programs.
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura congratulates Dr. W. G. S. Kelum and wishes him all the best for all his future endeavors.