Dr. Dayanath Jayasuriya, President's Counsel, is Senior Academic Adviser (Law) at NCHS. He teaches Public International Law, UK Criminal Law, Public Interest Litigation and Law and Governance. He has been a Visiting Professor of Law in Financial Services and Commerical Law at the University of the Free State in South Africa and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.
He has delivered guest lectures at Cambridge University, Oxford University, Ulster University, City University, Georgetown Law School, Delaware University, University of New South Wales, University of Tasmania, National University of Singapore etc. A former Senior State Counsel in Sri Lanka, he has served as head of a UN agency and as a regional adviser to several UN agencies. He is a former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Insurance Board, Swarnavahini TV, EAP Broadcasting, and Rating Committee Lanka Rating Ltd. he is the author over 25 books, 20 monographs and 250 articles.
- Senior Academic Adviser (Law)