A highly disciplined, results driven professional with a proven track record in training (3000 + man hrs), mentoring (200 + hrs) and consulting, leading award winning Lean Six Sigma & 5S process improvement initiatives. Is responsible for heading the team that trained, mentored and implemented over 50 Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects to date, including the successful introduction of Japanese 5S for companies, resulting in the achievement of a Merit award at the 2014 Taiki Akimoto National 5S award competition.

Has helped companies improve their product innovation strategies by providing them with the tools and know-how to stimulate breakthrough innovation. Is one of the pioneers in preparing and delivering customized Lean Six Sigma training programmes for various industries and business verticals in different countries.

Possesses experience in monitoring & managing organizational performance using Quantitative Performance Management techniques. Possesses 7 years of project management experience, a sound technical knowledge in Operational Intelligence (OI), Process Improvement, Statistical analysis, Simulation, creation of Lean Six Sigma software based educational content and Predictive Modeling. Is also actively involved in quality forums as a speaker on Operations Excellence using Lean Six Sigma, 5S & Continuous Improvement techniques & guest lecturing for Master’s programs.

Senior Consultant - Business Excellence Sigma Sustainability Institute (Pte) Ltd Singapore
Assistant Manager - Lean Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement
Dialog Axiata PLC

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry
April 2012 – Present
Specialist - Operational Strategy & Performance Management
Dialog Axiata PLC
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry
January 2010 – May 2012
Senior Executive - Strategy Development Group Service Delivery
Dialog Axiata PLC
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry
January 2009 – 2010
Performance Management & MIS
Dialog Axiata PLC
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry
January 2007 – 2008
Operations Analyst - Customer Service
Dialog Axiata PLC
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry
June 2006 – December 2007
Brand Executive
Leo Burnett
Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; PUB; Marketing and Advertising industry
October 2005 – November 2005
Asela Waidyalankara
Technology Project Manager at Dialog Axiata PLC

“Christopher displays a natural flair and commitment; an essential trait of a great teacher, Mentor and trainer. He posses a deep knowledge into Six Sigma and 5S processors. I was fortunate enough to Study under him to obtain my Six Sigma Green Belt certification. His continuous efforts have ensured successful implementation of many Six Sigma and 5S initiatives throughout Dialog Axiata PLC. He is a tremendous asset to any organization that he serves, His Discipline and attention to detail are second to none. I thank him greatly for being my teacher in Six Sigma and Wish him all the very best in his professional and personal endeavors”
Pamodi Kannangara
Senior Programme Officer at SLASSCOM

“I was introduced to Chris, when he joined a SLASSCOM Quality Forum meeting, representing Dialog Axiata in July 2012. SLASSCOM Quality Forum is a committee focused on developing enterprise capability with adoption of international standards of quality, security and governance in the IT & Knowledge services sector. XX

Chris is an individual who is very committed and passionate about self development. He is always willing to help and eager to share his knowledge with others. His voluntarily contribution as a trainer to the employees of the SLASSCOM member companies is much appreciated. I wish him a bright future and all the very best.”
Prasanna Wickramasekara
User Experience Design, Social Media & Service Integration projects at Dialog Axiata PLC

“Chris is definitely one of the most Helpful, Friendly & knowledgeable colleagues I’ve encountered at work. Positive attitude & the level of professionalism he brings into the workplace is truly admirable. Chris’s thirst to broaden his knowledge in various disciplines & take up challenging assignments at work is remarkable. In addition the “excellent interpersonal skills” which he demonstrates both at work & outside really makes him stand out amongst the rest. Furthermore, Chris could be deemed as a professional who possesses expertise in multiple disciplines such as Strategy development, Performance Management & Analytics etc which makes him an asset to any organization. Well, due to all the aforesaid reasons I have absolutely no doubt that Chris will reach greater heights in his professional career, to which I wish him all the very best.”
Kasuni Sarathchandra
Assistant Manager - Regional Customer Operations at Dialog Axiata PLC

“Chris is a focused professional who works hard towards career and personality enhancement. He always demonstrates willingness and eager to enhance his knowledge and widen his experience. Chris is a very reliable colleague who is always willing to give a helping hand. He has been helpful to me in several areas at work and he has been a great source of motivation through his committed attitude towards task at hand. It is a great pleasure knowing him. I see a great potential in Chris to become a successful corporate icon in future and I wish him all the very best for all his endeavors”
Chamara Jayan
Coordinator at Dialog Axiata PLC

“I have closely worked with Christopher on projects related to Lean Six Sigma & he is a dedicated hard working person. Chris is a humble character who loves to help others. Chris also loves to learn new things. He is a valuable asset to the company with hands-on experience and vast knowledge. It was a great pleasure working with Christopher. I wish him all the very best!!!”
Anjana Wijegunasinghe PMP,CISA,CISM,CGEIT,CRISC
IT Governance, Risk Management, Security & Assurance Professional

“Chris and I worked very closely during my days at Dialog Telekom where we both were part of the cross functional strategic committee in Service Delivery Group Leadership. Chris handled the coordination, monitoring and reporting of all strategic initiatives of the committee and provided timely updates. He was well organized and methodical in all his engagements and dealt with all sensitive information and projects with due professional care.
As a colleague I found him friendly and warm and had a good sense of humor. He was focused and committed and handling multiple tasks was not at all a challenge to him. It was a pleasure working with Chris and having him in the team. I wish him all the very best in all his future endeavors!”

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