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Dr Isuru Koswatte is a lecturer in Business and Management specialising in global value chains, business sustainability and organisation resilience with active international collaborative research. He completed his PhD from the University of Manchester and is skilled in Mixed Method Research, Structure Equation Modelling and qualitative research. 

He was also part of the The Nordic Research School of International Business which offered several doctoral courses in International Business at seven business schools in the Northern European countries, including Aalto University (Finland), BI Norwegian Business School (Norway), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Leeds University (UK), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of Manchester (UK), and Uppsala University (Sweden).


Area of academic expertise - outline

Experienced in the fields of International Business, Organizational resilience, sustainability and entrepreneurship 

Current research activities

Current research activities include work on PLS-SEM and NCA methodologies and its application, Crisis management and developing entrepreneurial resilience, Netzero and sustainability.

He is also involved in several international research collaborations working as an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at NSBM Green University

In July 2021 he was awarded a research grant from NSBM Green University in Sri Lanka for the project 'Technology, religion and entreprenuership ' done in partnership with the University of Liverpool and the University of Dundee with an award value of £3000.


Current teaching activities and interests

I have interest in International Business, Strategic management, Leadership modules

Desired research direction

I am hoping to expand my research work towards resilience building and the role of spirituality in organizational settings

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow , NSBM Green University

6 Jun 20226 Jun 2027

Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Auckland

15 Oct 202015 Dec 2021


  • BL Religion
  • spirituality
  • culture
  • HD28 Management. Industrial Management
  • value chains


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