Shanaka has 20 years of experience working with technology and information projects as a consultant. He currently works with charities and social businesses managing projects and helping them incorporate user and data analytics into practical ways of improving their organisation.
While working he has also been a Board member and Chair for the City of Westminster College, and a Lay Partner for the Referral to Treatment Steering Group for the Imperial College NHS Trust. Each role has involved looking at how data can be better utilised for reporting at an Executive and Board level to aid decision making.
Having worked in the technology sector, Shanaka uses his industry knowledge and connections to bring in advice and expertise that hasn’t always been available to social businesses.