Pradeepa Jayaratne is a Consultant and an Academic in Transport and Logistics/Supply Chain management. She has been served as Senior Lecturer/Senior Consultant at the Department of Transport and Logistics Management, University of Moratuwa. She also served as a Visiting Academic at NSBM, Ocean University of Sri Lanka and CINEC Maritime Campus. Pradeepa completed her Master of Science in Logistics and graduated with a Distinction award from the University of Wollongong (UoW), Australia in 2007. She completed her PhD in Supply Chain Management/Logistics in 2015 from the same university. She has also served as a consultant to many organizations such as World Bank, Ministry of Transport, and Road Passenger Transport Authority. She also served as a Lecturer at Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Australia. Currently she serves as a Consultant for World Bank, UN-Habitat, and Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development.