Tim Samaranayake

Managing director
Development Works (Plan International)

Tim Samaranayake is a senior manager with 18 years’ experience in securing and successfully delivering projects in international development and the private sector. Starting his career in corporate sector management consulting, he transitioned to international development consulting eight years ago. During this time, Tim has worked at two of the largest UK international development implementers, firstly in a programme assurance role managing EBRD and DFID projects in Europe, Asia and Africa across a wide range of technical areas. More recently, Tim has run business development and strategic partnerships teams to secure new contracts by shaping responsive programmes that answer to donor and beneficiary needs.