SARI Energu

South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration

Project Steering Committee Profile

Mr. Upali Daranagama

Mr. Upali Daranagama

(former) Additional Secretary (Planning and Development) MoPE, Sri Lanka

Upali Daranagama is the former Additional Secretary (Planning and Development) of the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, Sri Lanka.

He served the power sector of Sri Lanka over 35 years in planning, implementation and management of energy programs and projects. His experience includes planning, renewable energy development and demand side management. During his career, he has also served for USAID as a project management specialist promoting regional energy cooperation in South Asia and as a UNDP Consultant.

He is a Chartered Engineer and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka.”