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Channa Bambaradeniya

Honorary Advisor and Thematic Expert for Sustainable Development Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Goal 14 (Life below Water) and Goal 15 (Life on Land)

Dr. Channa Bambaradeniya has a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry. Skilled in Natural Resources, Environmental Awareness, Natural Resource Management, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and Science. Strong business development professional with a Ph.D focused in Ecology and Biodiversity from University of Peradeniya. Former Vice Chair of RAMSAR Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP),

Professional engagement:
Professional Lead Inspections LLC | https://plinspections.com/
President
March 2019 - Present
6020 Cypress Springs Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075
Professional Lead Inspections, LLC (PLI) was founded in 2005 to perform lead-based paint inspections in residential properties in Maryland and Washington, DC. PLI expanded its services in 2019. At present, the professional services offered by PLI for residential properties include hazardous material inspections (lead-based paint, asbestos, mold, and radon), drinking water quality inspections, and indoor air quality inspections. PLI has a team of trained and experienced professionals consisting of Lead Paint Inspectors and Risk Assessors, AHERA Certified Asbestos Inspectors, Mold Inspectors, and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. Clients include landlords, property management companies, real estate companies, and homeowners in Maryland, District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia.

Global, Inc.
President
October 2012 - Present
1818 New York Av NE, Suite 217, Washington, DC 20002
Global, Inc. is a SBA-certified 8(a), MBE, DBE small business, with offices in Elkridge, Maryland, and Washington, DC. Established in 2012, Global, Inc specializes in comprehensive industrial hygiene, hazmat inspections, indoor air quality andmold inspection, environmental consulting and engineering, safety inspections and audits, natural resources surveys, environmental sustainability, hazmatabatement management and demolition services for Federal, state, local government and private industry clients.

Global Consulting, Inc.
Vice President - Environmental Health and Safety
April 2013 - September 2014
Washington D.C.

Tidewater Inc.
Senior Environmental Scientist
September 2008 - April 2013

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Program Coordinator - Asia Regional Biodiversity Conservation Program
September 2005 - August 2008
Program Development and Management; Maintain a portfolio of projects related to conservation and development; Manage regional projects; Develop project proposals for funding; Policy advocacy; Networking with multilateral and bilateral donors, international development and conservation agencies, private corporates, government conservation agencies, researchers, scientists, NGOs, and CBOs; Represent IUCN at international and regional events; Contribute towards scientific publications related to conservation and sustainable development.

IUCN
Program Coordinator - Asia Regional Species & Biodiversity Conservation Programme
2005 - 2008
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Education
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Ph.D, Zoology · (1991 - 1999)

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