Tilak De Silva

Senior Lecturer


Tilak De Silva has more than three decades of experience in the IT and Communication fields. He has gained multi-disciplinary exposure in the fields of engineering, Information Technology, and global telecom business; he has held the key positions of Head of IT, Head of Information Security, Chief Global Officer, Chief Network Officer, Advisor to CEO on Technology Strategies and Chief Business Innovation Officer at Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT). He has also held the position of CEO of SLT Hong Kong which was a subsidiary of SLT. Also, he is an academic, who specializes in Network Security and Cyber Security. Mr. De Silva holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Specializing in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering) from the University of Moratuwa and a Master of Science degree in Data Communication from Brunel University U.K. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered IT Professional.    
Recent publication: 
The 14th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment – Kandy, Sri Lanka – 2023 
Conference Paper: Transition to paperless government offices: An analysis of challenges and recommendations for supporting the green economy.