D. V. Abeysinghe

B Sc Engineering (Hons), C Eng., FIE(SL), FRINA(UK), MCPM(SL)

Appointed to the Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) board as an executive nominee director from the 19th of April 2023.

During his long tenure at Colombo Dockyard, he has served in many managerial positions in various divisions of the company and has contributed to over 140 Shipbuilding projects and many Heavy Engineering constructions directly. He was appointed as the Senior General Manager/ Chief Operating Officer in June 2016 before his retirement on 07/11/2016.

He was appointed to Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) Board on 08/11/2016 as the Managing Director/CEO and retired on 19/04/2023.

Mr Abeysinghe got his degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka and joined Colombo Dockyard in 1985. He has completed various local and overseas training programs related to Shipbuilding, Naval Architecture, Ship Design and Quality Control including one-year JICA training on Shipbuilding, Repairing and Maintenance in Japan in 1991

He is a Charted Mechanical Engineer and a Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka and a Fellow Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architectures, UK. He is also a Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers, Sri Lanka. He is a Member of the Management of Lloyd’s Register South Asia Advisory Committee and also a Member of the Indian Technical Committee of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK).