Trainer Profile

Trainer Profile

Adventure Education Learning Programs

MAJOR RAAJIV WANIGASEKERA

Rtd RWP RSP BA (DEF) PAK CBDRM DHRM (UK) SWR3 (USA)

Founder / Director Training & Operations,
Chief Facilitator Outdoor Training

Major Raajiv Wanigasekera is a proud product of S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia and a Graduate from Pakistan Military Academy.

Besides serving with the elite 4 Armoured Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and being attached to the Special Forces, he was actively involved in conducting Military training at all levels, including mission oriented special operations. He has also held office in various Command and Staff positions.

A paratrooper and a combat diver who has seen combat in many fronts, he is highly decorated for bravery in combat and has been injured in the line of duty. Raajiv retired as a Major with 15 years of distinguished service. He is a Disaster Management specialist who was instrumental in setting up the Disaster Management Centre post 2004 Tsunami as a Presidential appointee, and was responsible for incorporating disaster management to the school teacher curriculum.

Raajiv has also worked at Brandix as Head of Group communication, and as AGM HR & Administration at United Motors PLC/ TVS Lanka. Imagination, creativity and planning are his core strengths. He specializes in customizing programs to suit the clients’ need. He has over 300 training programs formulated locally and internationally to his credit. Currently, he is involved full time in Outdoor Training and also consults on Human Resource Development and Training.

He holds a degree / diploma in Military science, Disaster management & Human resources and is presently reading for his MBA. Major Wanigasekera is one of the few Sri Lankans who qualified as a White Water Rescue Technician from SWR3 – USA. He is also an active EXCO member of S.Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia, and an EXCO member of the Wild Life & Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka.