Nilanga is the Resources and Operations Director of TNEI Services Ltd. She is an Electrical Engineer who is based in our Manchester office and has a broad range of experience in people and project management, power system studies and grid code compliance.
Nilanga gained her BSc (Hons) in Engineering from University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka and her PhD from University of Manchester. She worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at University of Manchester for four years before joining TNEI.
She joined TNEI in 2009 as a Technical Consultant and took the Operations Manager role in 2014 leading to being appointed as the Operations Director in 2016. She enjoys the daily operational challenges of leading a team of 50+ consultants whilst still being involved in the varied technically challenging projects as a project director. Nilanga has 17 years of experience in the power industry including the time she spent on her PhD on Microgrids. At TNEI she has been predominantly working on onshore renewable projects. Nilanga is the main contact for recruitment, staff training and development and operations management at TNEI.