Sugeeswara Senadheera has been appointed as Media Adviser to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.
Senadheera has previously served as the International Media Director for three former Presidents – Mahinda Rajapaksa, Maithripala Sirisena and Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
He is an old pupil of Ananda College, Colombo and a graduate of Delhi University. He is also a post graduate of Media Studies at University of Cambridge.
Having passed the competitive examination for communication officers in Sri Lankan Foreign Service, he held the positions of Norwegian Consul and ministerial advisor at the Sri Lankan embassies in France and India and held the position of co-director of the Regional Strategic Studies Centre.