Dr Sunethra Jayaratne Nugawela is the Chairperson and Executive Director of the Academy for Administrative Professionals in Sri Lanka. She is an entrepreneur with a diverse conglomerate of businesses, a visiting lecturer and a practicing Assistant. Her credentials are FIAM (UK), ASAP (USA), FCPM (SL), and MSLITD (SL). Sunethra is also a member of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce and a Toastmaster. She has made history as the international voice of Assistants in the Asia-Pacific region.