Mr. Mangala Yapa holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering (Hons.), from Astrakhan Technical University, Astrakhan, Russia and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL), Chartered Engineer accredited by IESL and a Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, UK, a Founder Fellow of the Chartered Professional Managers (FCPM) and a member of the PIM Alumni.
A Marine Engineer/Naval Architect by profession, Mangala is currently the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Colombo Dockyard PLC. He is also the Chairman of Dockyard General Engineering Services (PVT) Ltd.
Following is an article published on Daily News on his new achievement as the President of National Chamber of Exporters :