Rohan Edrisinha is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, and a director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, an independent public policy institute. He was co-director of the Centre for Policy Research and Analysis, University of Colombo, from 1992 to 1995.
Donna Hicks is deputy director of the Program on International ConflictAnalysis and Resolution (PICAR) at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, a program that tries to advance the understanding of international and interethnic conflicts. She is co-director of PICAR's Sri Lanka Project, an initiative that brings together the Sinhalese and Tamil communities for problem- solving dialogues. She is also a member of the Joint Working Group on IsraeliPalestinian Relations of PICAR's Middle East Project.
Saman Kelegama is executive director of the Institute of Policy Studies in Sri Lanka. Prior to 1995, he served as a research fellow at the same Institute from 1990 to 1994. Besides his academic work, he serves as a director on the boards of the following institutions or bodies in Sri Lanka: Industrialization Commission, Industrial Task Force, Fair Trading Commission, Centre for Private Sector Development, and Sampath Bank. He served as a director in the governing boards of the Board of Investment ( 1994-95), the Human Resources Development Council ( 1995-97), and the Public Enterprise Reform Commission ( 1995). He has published extensively on Sri Lankan economic issues in both international and domestic journals.