Sonali S. Sellamuttu
Dr. Sonali Senaratna Sellamuttu has over 16 years of research experience in natural resource management, sustainable livelihoods and poverty-related issues, especially in the context of agricultural and aquatic systems (including wetlands). She was the IWMI Representative on Ramsar’s Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) in 2013-2015, in addition to being the Lead for the STRP Working Group on Wetlands and Poverty Eradication (2013-2015). Currently, she is the Co-Chair for the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment (2015-2018). Sonali holds a doctoral degree from Imperial College London (UK).