Duminda Cooray

Duminda has security management background with 23 years of professional experience in complex emergency settings. Since 2008, he has worked with RedR UK, UNDSS, IFRC, INSO, Welthungerhilfe and Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South Sudan, Sudan and Afghanistan. He has attended numerous humanitarian and security seminars and training courses in Europe, Africa and Asia.

As Training Team Leader of RedR UK, he facilitated Management of Staff Safety, Crisis Management, Do No Harm, Training of Trainers and Effective Humanitarian Leadership for senior humanitarian staff across Sudan and South Sudan from 2012 to 2014. He has intensive experience in designing and delivering context-specific training in multi-cultural environments.

Presently, he works for Swedish Committee for Afghanistan as Security Manager.