Gehan Gunatilleke, LLM ’10

Gehan Gunatilleke, LLM ’10

Research Director, Verité Research

Gehan Gunatilleke is a human rights lawyer based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and the Research Director of Verité Research. He is the author of ‘Confronting the Complexity of Loss: Perspectives on Truth, Memory and Justice in Sri Lanka’ and ‘The Chronic and the Acute: Post-War Religious Violence in Sri Lanka’. Gehan is also a former United Nations consultant assigned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Sri Lanka) to advise on human rights treaty compliance. He is currently a Commonwealth scholar at New College, University of Oxford.