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Summary

Highly driven individual who currently acts as a consultant to technology start-ups in London and Colombo. Previously led business development for an up and coming law technology start-up in London. Read International Relations at Undergraduate level and Post-graduate Law. Has a diverse set of skills through cross-cultural and multi-sector exposure. Passionate about business development and innovation; now looking to combine her unique skill-set and interests in a role that will allow her to excel whilst making a mark on society.

Work History

Sept 2016Present

Consultant 

Freelance

Acts as a consultant to number of companies in the UK /Sri Lanka and helps craft business development and sales/marketing strategy. Responsible for implementing ''lean startup" style solutions to enable early stage businesses to perform and grow. Sectors covered include: teaching and education, information technology, sports and recreation and law. 

Oct 2015Present

Blogger/Copywriter

Freelance

Researches and creates unique posts for a range of clients on topics including technology, law and travel. Develops SEO strategy and writes social media posts to help the content reach a targeted audience. On average each post increased traffic and conversion rate by 25% through social media marketing. 

April 2016Sept 2016

Business Development Manager

CrowdJustice

Key team member in disruptive start up that won LALY award 2016. Responsible for setting up structured business development outreach programme to solicitors, barristers and senior legal professionals. Increased new business by 30% in first three months. Significant exposure to public interest litigation and judicial reviews of high profile cases in the UK. Skilled at writing reports on how changes impact access to justice and funding. Experienced in giving presentations to large audiences and dealing with stakeholders at all levels. 

Feb 2015April 2016

Head of Operations

Twistilled Ltd/Copyin Limited 

Lead the business development and sales strategy at a new S.A.A.S. startup. Worked closely with CEO and engineering team to ensure product-market fit. Also responsible for lead generation, marketing and financial planning. Critical in obtaining seed round $1 million investment from Coca-Cola Founders Programme. 

May 2014Feb 2015

Legal & Marketing Consultant 

Grovewell Estates 

Improved and optimised compliance within employment contracts and handbook. Drew up RFPs to design and implement new website to strengthen marketing strategy which improved occupancy and revitalised company image in local area.

Education

Sep 2013Jun 2014

Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) 

BPP University 

Commendation 

Sep 2010Jun 2013

BSc. International Relations

University of Southampton 

Upper Second Class Honour (2:1) 

Volunteering & Charity Work

Blogger, Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice - London                                                  Jun 2015 - Present

Event Organiser, Yes to Life Charity - London                                                                           Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Languages

English

Native speaker 

Spanish 

Advanced speaker 

Sinhala

Proficient speaker 

Additional Information

Studied/Lived in: U.K., India, Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka and Gibraltar 

Societies/Groups: Women in Law Tech (Speaker), United Nations Association, Commercial Awareness Society, Amnesty International, Netball/Basketball Society at Law School, Delegate for BPP Law School in London Model U.N. (2014)

Interests: Learning to code, Netball, Saxophone, Flute, Yoga, Travelling, Human Rights and Politics 

References available upon request