Mrs Hema Wellalage is a very well qualified teacher and experienced school Principal. She has a BA (Hons.) degree and MA in Education from the Universities of Ceylon, Peradeniya and Colombo respectively, together with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education and a Higher Diploma in Counselling and Psychology. She was formerly the Principal at a number of leading schools, including Dudley Senanayake Vidyalaya, St Paul’s Milagiriya and Lindsay Girls’ School. She served as Deputy Director of Education in the Education Office, Ratmalana.