Jet setting Gen next entrepreneur, vivacious Shahili Gomes who launched her new project ‘The Design Collective’ recently is our Cover Girl in this issue. An athlete who represented Sri Lanka in Synchronized swimming at the Asian Games, Shahili graduated with an MSc in Marketing from Imperial College, London. Combining her love for fashion and travel, this jetsetting ‘IT’ girl who resides between London and Sri Lanka is all set to make her mark in the business landscape of Sri Lanka.

A Founding Father of Tourism in Sri Lanka, Herbert Cooray is a visionary. A simple man driven by a desire to succeed while safeguarding the interests of his workers, Herbert Cooray founded Jetwing, and built a unique brand marrying tourism with the culture of Sri Lankan hospitality.

We are also proud to feature Rukshani Gunaratne , who made the jump from scientist to fashion designer! She made her mark at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia, and launched her new collection ‘Nostalgia’ at The Design Collective recently, and Druvi Gunasekara, who promotes tourism through her luxury guide ‘Boutiques in Sri Lanka’, a guide to help travel agents and industry experts all over the world select luxury accommodation in Sri Lanka.

Also featured in this issue is statuesque Jessica Heath aka Ceylon Lover, of Sri Lankan and American parentage, impressively cooking her way to the final 40 of the MasterChef series 8 in the USA, where she presented her Sri Lankan inspired cuisine to Gordon Ramsey!


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