|Alma mater||Royal College Colombo|
Rahula College Matara
Joining the Judiciary in 1975 when he was appointed a magistrate and later served as a District Judge from 1985 in many part of the island. Thereafter he was appointed as Secretary to the Judicial Services Commission in 1998. He was appointed as Secretary General of Parliament from 1999 to 2002 and was reappointed in 2008, thus being the first judicial officer to hold the post.