Dr. Murugesu Ganeshamoorthy (Head of Academics)
Ph.D. in Economics, M.A. in Economics (Specialized in International Economics), Post Graduate Diploma in Economic Development, B.A. in Economics (Specialised in Monetary Economics)
With experience in working with national and international institutions, Dr.Ganeshamoorthy, specialising in Economics, is currently a visiting lecturer with the University of Colombo, for their Diploma in Economic Development and Master of Arts. Having also served as a Chief Examiner in Advanced Level [Economics] Paper Marking A Controlling Chief Examiner in Advanced Level [Economics] Paper Marking, he is currently Secretary, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation, Government of Sri Lanka.
Dr.Ganeshmoorthy’s impressive career also spans to research and consultancy and he has been a research associate of research teams that have had reports published. His reasearch interests lie in the areas of Trade Policies of Developing Countries, Health Economics and Political Economy of Public Finance.
His approach to teaching is to make students see beyond models and make the connection between their textbooks and the real economy. Through practical examples and applications of economic theory on current related issues he encourages students’ curiosity, creativity and critical thinking.