Organization

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

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His Excellency the President

Gotabaya Rajapaksa

(The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister for Defence)

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Secretary,
Minister of Defence

General (Retd)
G.D.H. Kamal Gunaratne
WWV, RWP, RSP, USP, ndc, psc, MPhil

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Commander of the Navy

Vice Admiral
Nishantha Ulugetenne
RSP & Bar, VSV, USP, ndc, psc

Naval Headquarters

The Commander of the Navy exercises operational and administrative control of the Sri Lanka Navy from Naval Headquarters, Colombo. He is assisted by the Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director Generals comprising the Board of Management of the Sri Lanka Navy.

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Chief of Staff

Rear Admiral
USR Perera
RSP, USP, ndu, psc, MSc (D&SS)
, MSc (MS&NSSS), ADIDSS

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Deputy Chief of Staff

Rear Admiral WDEM Sudarshana
RSP, USP, ndu, psc, MSc(D & SS)
, MSc(MS & NSSS), MA(SSS)

Board of Management

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Director General Logistics, Budget & Finance

Rear Admiral HAUD Hettiarachchi
VSV, USP, MSc (DS) Mgt, BA (DS), LLMC, CMILT, MISMM, MIM(SL), JP (Whole Island)

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Director General Engineering

Rear Admiral (E) KWARI Ranasinghe
USP, psc, MBA(MOT), BTech (Mech), FIMarEST, FRINA,CMar Eng, CEng(UK).CEng.FIE (India),CEng.FIE (SL),PGDip(Maintenace Mgt),PGDip(Strategic Studies) Malaysia.

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Director General Operations

T/Rear Admiral PS Mahawithana,
RSP & Bar, USP, nswc, psn

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Director General Personnel

Rear Admiral AUC De Silva
RWP , RSP , USP, psc

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Commandant Volunteer Naval Force

Rear Admiral KAS Uthpala
RSP & Bar, USP, JP (Whole Island)

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Director General Training

T/Rear Admiral KJ KULARATNE
RSP & Bar, USP, psc, MMaritimePol,MSc (D&SS), Dip in CR,MNI,

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Director General Services

T/Rear Admiral AMS Senevirathne
RWP, RSP & Bar, USP

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A/Director General Health Services

Commodore PJB Marambe
USP, MBBS

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A/Director General Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Commodore KK Bombugalage
BTech E Eng, MSc(DS)Mgt, CEng(SL), CEng(I), FIE(I), MIE(SL)

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A/Director General Administration

T/Commodore P Vithana
USP

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A/Director General Civil Engineering

T/Commodore MJRR Medagoda
USP, BSc(DS)

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Naval Assistant to Commander of the Navy

Commodore(C) US Senevirathne
WWV, RWP, RSP & Bar, NWC, psc

Area Commanders

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Commander Western Naval Area

Rear Admiral WDEM Sudarshana
RSP, USP, ndu, psc, MSc(D & SS), MSc(MS & NSSS), MA(SSS)

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Commander Eastern Naval Area

Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne
RWP & Bar, RSP, USP, ndu, psc, MDS, MHS

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Commander North Western Naval Area

Rear Admiral SB Senarathne
RSP, USP, nswc, MSc (NS & WS), BA (DS)

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Commander North Central Naval Area

T/Rear Admiral PDS Dias
RWP, RSP & Bar, USP, NWC, psc

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Commander Northern Naval Area

T/Rear Admiral UVMP Perera
RSP & Bar, USP, psc, MMaritimePol, MSc(DS)Mgt, BA(DS) Hons, PWO

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Commander South Eastern Naval Area

T/Rear Admiral HJA Gamage
RSP, USP, ndu, MSc (MS&NSSS, BA(DS)

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Commander Southern Naval Area

Rear Admiral WHUP Hewage
WWV, RWP & Bar, RSP & Bar, USP, ndc, psc