Leather & Footwear Technology

The Leather & Footwear section was setup by SLITA to provide training in both designing and manufacturing technology and also to fulfill the growing needs of skilled manpower. The state-of-the-art technology and machinery along with the skills of practicing professionals is ready to advance the industry further by producing industry-ready personnel aimed at the local and global export market. This unique opportunity also promises to open- up employment opportunities for the Sri Lankan youth who wish to embark their career in leather and footwear industry.

Staff Members

  • Mr. W.M.S.K. Wijebahu
 Chief Technologist  MBA(UK), M.Sc. (Textile & Clothing Management) , B.Sc. (Eng.) (Textile & Clothing technology), AMIESL  head.leatherandfootware@slita.ac.lk / wmskwijebahu@slita.ac.lk
  • Mr. D.P.R.S. Gunasekara
 Assistant Technologist  BIS (Apparel Production & Management)  OUSL, Certificate in Quality Assurance Textile & Garments (TT&SC)  gunasekara@slita.ac.lk


Department Head Contact Details

Contact PersonMr. W.M.S.K. Wijebahu
DesignationChief Technologist
Direct Numbers+94 11 263 2406
General Numbers+94 11 263 2406