Rozaine Cooray 

Founder and Business Psychologist
BSc (Aus), Grad Dip(UK), MSc (UK)

 
 

Rozaine is a Business Psychologist. She has worked with diverse groups of people from different levels in organizations in Sri Lanka, the UK, Australia and Abu Dhabi. She has worked within the areas of HR services, banking, hospitality, education, apparel, advertising, media, food and beverages, aviation and non-profit.

In 2009, she founded Forté, a consultancy that focuses on how psychology impacts on work. Rozaine had been a lecturer for 4 years at Missouri University of Science and Technology where she was awarded the most outstanding faculty member and she teaches Industrial Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Group Dynamics. Rozaine is also a consultant coach for Full Life Coaching. She had guest-lectured at Post Graduate Institute of Management Colombo and Dubai, Taylors University Malaysia, Moratuwa University, Colombo University, KDU and Institute of Personal Management (Colombo). She has been a regular contributor to a column in Business Times (Sunday Times) from 2010 to 2104 on contemporary issues in the workplace which paved the way to her book ‘From Crisis to Character’ in 2014 , a guide to navigate day to day change in the organizational world. Currently, Forte team is involved in the data collection stage of validating the ‘Crisis to Character’ model in a variety of arenas i.e. community, organizational, personal (parenting, marriage, health and relationships). Rozaine was also commissioned to work on a new concept called ‘Connecting for Success’ by University of Moratuwa for the pre-academic term consisting of 900 students that focused on transformational mindset and innovative leadership. The program was designed and structured after a qualitative study conducted on present and past students.

Furthermore, has published her first novel ‘Colours of the Sun’ which was short listed for Gratiaen Awards and State Literary Awards 2010. Since early 2012 to now, she has been travelling often to North and East with her team on projects that focus on building confidence and values through creative arts. Rozaine and her team work with Candle Aid Lanka and Foundation on a series of career guidance programs around the country sponsored by Citibank. She also works with Foundation of Goodness in community building through empowerment of youth and community leaders especially in post conflict areas. Rozaine was awarded the Most Outstanding Young Australian Alumni for 2012 by the Australian Government and Australian Trade Commission. Partnering with Full Life Coaching, she is currently involved in writing a book on ‘coaching’: ‘the Heart Factor’ which focuses on the P3 model which has been researched and presented in Australia, Sri Lanka, Italy, Turkey and Singapore.

 
 

 

Lead Consultant - Coaching

Dr Pujitha Silva
BEng (Aus), PhD (Aus)

 
 

Pujitha is a Biomedical and Mechanical Engineer (BEng, PhD-Australia) who holds credentials with the International Coach Federation (ICF) as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC). His previous experience includes Coaching and Managerial Development, 12+ years of experience in mentoring, developing mentors and leaders in Australia, Sessional Academic Advisor QUT (Australia), Engineering consultant in the mining industry- Australia, Project Manager, Researcher Learning and Teaching (Australia). His clients in Sri Lanka includes GSK, Dialog, WSO2, Millennium IT, Micro Constructions, Sarva Integrated, Holy Trinity Foundation and also IWRM Project (Australia), QUT (Australia)

Currently he is a Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Moratuwa. He is the founder and Lead Coach of Full Life Coaching www.full-life.com.au

 
 

 

Lead Consultant
(Organizational Analytics)

Dr. K.A. Thulitha Wickrama
B.S. Statistics (USA), M.S. (USA), Ph.D. (USA)

 
 
He has been trained at Iowa State University (BS in Statistics), Minnesota State University (MS in Community Head with Biostatistics), and Pennsylvania State University (PhD) with a Research Methods concentration. He has received additional statistical trainings on data collection, data management, analysis, and interpretation at the Hierarchical Linear Modeling workshop (Chicago, Illinois, US), Multi-Level Modeling workshop (Boston, Massachusetts, US), and at the Advanced Research Methods Training (San Francisco, California, US).
Subsequently he accumulated over 15 years of research methods work experience in the USA at Iowa State University, Minnesota State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Auburn University as well as continued experience with statistical analysis in Sri Lanka as a senior Research Officer at Colombo Plan, Dean of Post Graduate Studies at the Institute of Psychology, and visiting professor at SLIDA, ANC, and the University of Colombo, co-founder of the psychology department at KIU, and a Director at the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development, and consultant at the Ministry of Policy Planning for numerous research projects throughout Sri Lanka.
 
 

 

Lead Psychologist

Ms.Roshan Dhammapala
(BSc, MSc)

 
 

Roshan is a Psychologist consulting for Forté. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia. She has had15 years of experience as a practicing Psychologist, lecturer (Zimbabwe & Sri Lanka), in-service trainer for mentoring teams as Program and Area Manager for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services (Sri Lanka and Australia) and researcher (The Good Practice Group, Sri Lanka).

Currently she is a visiting Lecturer at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo and Oxford College of Business, a consultant for the Asia Foundation, In-Service Trainer and a Clinical Advisor for counselling, servicing also at Ministry of Social Services, Ministry of Women’s Affairs and is a board member of LEADS.

 
 

 

Consultant

Chartered Occupational Psychologist

Dr.Chintha Dissanayake
BSc (Biology), PGDipPsy, MSc, PhD, MA (Empl law)

 
 

Chintha is a registered Chartered Occupational Psychologist and founder of Oxford Psychometrics. Her areas of specialism include Talent Assessment & Development and Conflict Confidence. Over the last 20 years, Chintha has implemented and delivered innovative solutions in human talent management across the public and private sector.

She has worked with top companies including Abbey National, Barclays, C&A retailers, Coutts Private Bankers, Civil Aviation Authority, FORDS of Europe and Thomson Tour Operators.

Her degrees include PhD and MSc in Applied Psychology from Cranfield University (UK); MA in Law and Employment Relations from the Law Faculty of Leicester University (UK); BSc (Hons) in Biology from King's College, University of London (UK). She is qualified in the use of Occupational and Educational tests, and is highly experienced in the use of 16 Personality Factor inventory, and Saville Consulting Wave-Focus Styles.

Early in her career, Chintha trained and worked as a criminal psychologist at one of UK's high security young offender institutes and taught advanced level psychology to young and mature students in Milton Keynes & Oxford Colleges of Higher Education. Chintha was employed as a higher psychologist in the British Civil Service for a number of years and more recently consulted on a Leadership Development programme, to the Cabinet Office.

Chintha remains academically connected & up-to-date, through her research and extensive participation in professional conferences. She has been contributing to the dissemination of psychological knowledge through various, non-profit, Psychology in the community projects in Europe & in Asia.

For further details: http://www.oxford-psychometrics.com/

 
 

 

Advisor 

Chartered Occupational Psychologist &
Career Consultant, UK

Dai Williams

 
 

Dai Williams is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and an independent consultant specializing in career, organization and community psychology issues with a bachelor’s in Psychology and Sociology (UK), and a master’s in Occupational psychology (UK). He has worked with Shell in the UK and Canada, Singapore Airlines, Singapore Broadcasting Corporation and Guardian Pharmacy and several companies in Japan. Throughout his career, Dai Williams has worked on employee and public relations, career planning, personnel systems, job evaluation, job design, international recruitment, staff development, career crises, stress and change, monitoring psychological issues in conflict and political change and many other areas of interest.

He has a special interest in transition psychology and has developed a model of Transition and Change.

For further details: http://www.eoslifework.co.uk/

 
 

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