Thimira S. Godakumbura

B.Sc. Eng. (UoM), MBA (PIM-USJ), C.Eng. MIE (SL), MRINA (UK)

Mr. Godakumbura got his first degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa in 1999 and started career in 2000 as Trainee engineer at Colombo Dockyard PLC. He has successfully completed many local and overseas training and extensive exposure to Ship Repair, Ship Building and Quality Control at Dry Dock World – UAE (Eight months) and Onomichi Dockyard – Japan (one month). He got his MBA from the Post Graduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

He is a Charted Mechanical Engineer and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka and a Fellow Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects in United Kingdom. During his career at CDPLC over 20 years, he has held many positions and served as Asst. Production Manager (Hull Construction), Special Projects Manager & Asst. General Manager (New Construction) before appointed as General Manager (New Construction) in June 2018. He is re-designated as General Manager (Design and New Construction) with the addition of Design department under his purview. Since December 2020, he is re-appointed as General Manager (Production) with the formation of expanded Production Division amalgamating Design & New Construction, and Ship Repair Production Divisions.