Founding director & CEO,, Research Intelligence Unit (Sri Lanka)
Roshan Madawela is the founding Director of the RIU, established as one of the leading consulting
companies over the past 15 years with its offices in London, Colombo and the Maldives. In Advisory and
Consulting, Roshan has headed many research teams, authored many dozens of international publications and produced multifarious Country reports for emerging and developed markets, specializing in real estate and related investment areas.
He has also served as Consultant, MacroEconomics at the Asian Development Bank, consultant to the World Bank, Sri Lankan Government Ministries and several international major banks. He is also a Director and Chief Editor of the Big Issue Sri Lanka magazine and a founding Director of the Real-estate Intelligence Unit. Formally he was a consultant at the Office of the Advisor to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Consultant at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London and Editor at Pennwell Corporation in the UK. He has completedhis education at Quintin Kynaston School in London, Keele University, Middlesex University and City University.