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|CEnv Profile: Mandhy Senewiratne|
Mandhy Senewiratne CEnv
Director - Sustainability & Change Manager
Correct as of October 2018
“We already have much of the science, technology and solutions that we need to solve climate change. What we need is to convince the world to change how to do things – and for that we need messengers to spread the sustainability message.
Often most technical specialists don’t emerge from behind the computer screens to pass on their knowledge or know-how, and in their place, management consultants and communication specialists are utilized as outward or customer facing representative.
If we were to instil more confidence in our technical workforce and provide the them the tools to be better communicators, we would be half-way there to not only fighting climate change, but helping the public better understand our respective industries.”
Mandhy began her journey into all thing’s conservation with degree in Environmental Engineering, minoring in Chemical Engineering in Melbourne, Australia. Nomadic in nature, she worked in Australia, Sri Lanka and Prague after which she headed to the UK.
Her favourite role, however is that of her alter ego “Mad Mandhy.” A facilitator for Mad Science, a science “edutainment” company, instructing children aged 4-11 on the finer points of science via hands-on experimentation and the odd explosion, encouraging STEM and developing the next generation of Eco-Warriors.
Mandhy became a Chartered Environmentalist through membership of the Institute of Water