Mumtaz Faleel

Ranil Samarawickrema

“Emerge is moving forward stronger.”

Ranil has a degree in Management from the University of Essex, a Masters in Diplomacy from the Diplomatic Academy of London, and a Masters of Science in International Relations from Webster University. After returning to Sri Lanka on holiday, he decided to move back to set up the first backpacker-style hostel industry to cater to the rapidly growing budget travel market that was emerging in Sri Lanka. Most recently, he set up the first bathstore in Sri Lanka. In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of Emerge, he also serves as the Managing Director of So Lankan Private Ltd, the Managing Director of RCM Pvt Ltd, Director of Charter House Interantional, and National President of Round Table Sri Lanka. His passions include traveling, charity work, global networking, and developing new business venture ideas.