Savinda is a Civil Engineering graduate from Moratuwa University Sri Lanka, he also possesses charted qualifications in Management and Marketing and a Diploma in Buddhism. He worked as an Environmental Engineer at Brandix ltd. And, lectured at Achievers and Wizma Business Schools. He also supported to create 5 startups across the Sri Lanka, Viet Nam and Thailand.
He is engaged in the startup and youth development sector in Asia-Pacific over the last 12 years through his engagement with AIESEC and UNDP, where he currently holds the position of Regional Youth Project Coordinator of UNDP Asia-Pacific. Savinda is currently pursuing his PhD in Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.