Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Poland
Mr. Tissa Wijeratne has been working as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Poland since May 2016.
He served as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea from 2011 to 2015, and Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the State of Israel 2003 -2007.
He previously also served as Consul-General for Sri Lanka in Los Angeles, as Minister, Sri Lanka High Commission in London, as Counselor, Embassy of Sri Lanka, in Beijing, as the Third Secretary, Embassy of Sri Lanka in Bangkok.
Since joining the Foreign Service in 1981, Mr. Wijeratne has had assignments in the Ministry of External Affairs in Sri Lanka as Additional Secretary, Director –General Overseas Administration, Director / East Division, Director/Consular Affairs, Deputy Director/ Economic Affairs, Assistant Director/ Publicity Affairs.
Mr. Wijeratne graduated from the University of Peradeniya of Sri Lanka with a B.A. Degree and obtained Post Graduate Diploma in International Affairs, BCIS, in Colombo, Diploma in International Economic Development from Colorado State University in the USA and Certificate in Young Diplomats’ Programme from the Foreign Service Training Institute in Tokyo- Japan.