Kishor Hameed

Kishor Hameed

Kishor currently serves as Manager – Sustainability, Stakeholder Engagement & Communications at Maga Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s largest construction & engineering company. Prior to Maga Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, Kishor was attached to Group Sustainability, Corporate Affairs & Communications of Dialog Axiata PLC. Dialog Axiata, is one of the largest market capitalized company on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Kishor possesses over ten year’s industry experience and is responsible for managing a suite of projects under the Company’s sustainability and inclusive business portfolio. He possesses demonstrable skills in project formulation, project management, stakeholder management, corporate communications, corporate affairs, marketing management and integration of sustainable business practices within an organization, with special emphasis on identifying strategic opportunities for development and expansion.

Kishor has Masters in Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Colombo. Kishor is also an alumnus of the University of Virginia, United States and Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom.

Kishor has a keen interest on voluntary community services, and serves as a National Member of the World Assembly of Youth and is a Regional Representative of International Youth Centre, Malaysia. In 2015 he was elected as a Stakeholder Council Member to the Global Reporting Initiative team and had the distinction of being the first Sri Lankan to be selected to the post upon a global stakeholder voting. In January 2013 he was inducted as Advisory Board Member to the board of Emerge Global, a leading non-profit organization with the aim of empowering women in Sri Lanka. He was also a Member of the Sri Lanka Young Professionals Exchange Program to United States of America in 2009 – hosted by United States State Department. He has also presented papers at several International conferences on youth development.