Prof.Lakshman is an Academic Board Member of EDU Intergovernmental Organization in Brussels accredited to the European Parliament looking into matters of tertiary education worldwide: He is a Senior Scholar (Corresponding Member) of a European Learned Society- The Balearic Institute of History IBH in Spain. His PhD thesis on Neurophysiological correlates of the Altered States of Consciousness was supervised by Dr.Thomas Gujarat University of Cambridge. His DBA thesis on Does an Authentic Personal Brand emerge from an Enlivened Consciousness resulting in Enhanced Social Capital? was supervised by Prof.Hubert Rampersad of the University of America. Click
He is the Senior International Governor of Academy of Universal Global peace-AUGP USA and its Chairman Sri Lanka operations. He is also The Chancellor of the University For Global Peace. The vision of the University is to be a modern, progressive transformational and inspirational educational institution dedicated to the goals of quality research and service for serving humanity in building a peaceful world.
In the International sphere, he is responsible for Legal, strategy, diplomacy, commercial and funding issues of certain IGOs connected with the United Nations and European Parliament.
Fellow Member of Cambridge International Academics, Cambridge, UK: Thematic Moderator SAARC-ASEAN Postdoc Academia: SL President of CIAC and a Postdoctoral Fellow of IMA India.Prof.Lakshman has received numerous International Appointments, Titles, Royal Titles, Honorary awards and Accolades for his services. He is an Ambassador and Consultant Human Rights and Socioeconomic Development at URGC: Vice Chairman UN Global Development Organization-UNGDO.
QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS, COSMOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCE
His vast spectrum of international teaching experience covers Human Rights, Encryption Technology, Quantum Physics and Quantum Cosmology including unified field theory and Veda, Lagrangian, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Consciousness and Counselling Psychology, He is a Founder Director of the Brain Technology and Neuroscience Research Centre-BTNRC set up to conduct scientific research, studies, and investigations in the fields of Brain Technology, Neuroscience, Psychology. Parapsychology, Sociology, and Human & Life Sciences.
His explorations of the frontiers of consciousness and quantum cosmology brought him into contact with a vast number of renowned scientists and researchers including the Maharishi at Maharishi European Research University-MERU in Vlodrop and Rishikesh, Tony Nader, John Hagelin, Ron Wyatt, Diane Hawkey and many other renowned scientists. He has also followed bioplasm and kirlian photography plus bioenergy research carried out by Prof.Victor Inyushin of Alma Ata. He had his training in Ayurveda and Bioenergetics under Dr. David Frawley Pandit Vamadeva Shastri of the American Institute of Vedic Studies, USA.He is is a full Professor and International Governor at Technological University of the Americas for dual degree track with The University of America, CA, USA,
THEOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS
A deep love of Christian and religious studies that started as a law student with Attorney Alfie Williams and the study of Evidence that demands a verdict, Summa Theologica, What the Buddha taught and many other volumes of Apologetics and Eschatology expanded onto a systematic study and training in major world religions including orthodox and contemporary Christianity, Islam and Buddhism at California Grad School USA and FBCS USA culminating in a doctoral degree in Theology for which major research was completed covering Sin Vs Suffering- a comparison of Buddhagosha’s Vissudhimaga ( the ‘great treatise’ on Theravada Buddhist doctrine written by Buddhaghosa approximately in the 5th Century in Sri Lanka) with Karl Bath’s Dogmatics (the magnum opus of Swiss Protestant theologian Karl Barth published in twelve part-volumes (spanning thirteen books) from 1932 to 1967.
In 2007, he wrote a review of Pope Benedict’s encyclical” Spe Salvi Facti Sumus” -In hope, we are saved- which appeared in the Asian Tribune.
He got a major opportunity to head an International Church in the Gulf and later took a pioneering step in establishing for the first time the International Institute of Theological Studies in the Arabian Gulf in 1990 which has trained hundreds of Christian leaders serving in various parts of the world today. He has taught Systematic Theology, Apologetics, Contemporary and Anglo-Catholic Theology, Eschatology, Christianity & Science, and authored several research papers, articles, and books including an encyclopedic volume on Buddhism and Christianity.
He was trained at Haggai International Institute for Advanced Leadership Training USA becoming its first Asian Watson Scholar and later served as an International Faculty member of Haggai in both USA and Singapore.
SRI LANKAN LANGUAGE, HISTORY, CULTURE
He has a deep interest in ancient Sri Lankan Culture, Language & Literature, History, Mahawamsa, Ravana and participated as a research team member in the Beli Lena archaeological project Homo Sapiens Balangodensis. He has done research on the prehistoric development of the Sinhala script and inscriptions such as Thonigala. A lecture given on Sri Lanka in 2011 may be accessed here.
He held several senior corporate positions in prestigious institutions including Standard Chartered Bank, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Alfuttaim. ADNOC is one of the world’s leading energy producers and a primary catalyst for Abu Dhabi’s growth and diversification. Established as a trading business over 85 years ago, Al-Futtaim has fostered its people-first approach to become a truly diverse customer-centric company that harnesses a solid heritage of entrepreneurship to always add value and improve the overall consumer experience.
From 1993-2005, he served as the Consultant Psychologist and Professor at MA clinic in Colombo South Government University Teaching Hospital treating well over five thousand clients with CBT. He is a doctoral supervisor to many students both in Sri Lanka and overseas and has served as a trained Counsellor who was a Charter member of the American Association of Christian Counselling-AACC, USA.
He has carried out Organisational restructuring, Job Evaluation using Factor models, Market surveys and Multivariate techniques with advanced statistics to analyze data: Develop Policy and strategy manuals and design pay structures, incentive schemes, negotiate with employees and unions to solve pressing issues. He traveled to many Gulf countries including Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain , Oman and Saudi Arabia for market surveys.
He has published many research papers and theses including ” Neuro-Physiological Correlates of Altered States of Consciousness”, and is the Author of “Organizational Behaviour”, Joint author of “ Clinical Psychology”, A Handbook of Job Evaluation, Multivariate Analysis for Business Managers, Foundations of Christian faith and a set on “World Religions covering Buddhism and Christianity”. In 2007, he wrote a review of Pope Benedict’s encyclical ” Spe Salvi Facti Sumus” which appeared in the Asian Tribune. Featured Publications His curated daily paper could be accessed here.
He is a Member of : Royal Association of Royals and Nobles: British Scholars Association : Cambridge University Alumni Society of Cambridge University, England, and its former Treasurer in Sri Lanka: Alumni Association of University of Brighton, California Grad School of Theology, Haggai Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA, World Jurists Association, USA: International Council of Psychologists, USA, Institute of Counselling, Glasgow: Charter Member of the American Association of Christian Counsellors-AACC, USA: BASL- The Bar Association of Sri Lanka: Colombo Law Society: Organization of Professional Associations-OPA: Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA, Japan: Chartered Fellow of CIPD-London-1995. Member and Adviser Lifeboat foundation.
He is married to Charmaine Eheliyagoda