Director Administration
Director Administration

Air Vice Marshal RS Biyanwila
USP, ndc(Ind), psc


Air Vice Marshal Roshan Senaka Biyanwila was born on 14th September 1968. He received his primary and secondary education at St. Peter’s College Colombo. He joined the Sri Lanka Air Force as an Officer Cadet on 17th May 1988 to the Administrative Branch with the 19th Intake of Officer Cadets and successfully completed the Officer Cadets Basic Combat Course at Sri Lanka Air Force Combat Training School Diyatalawa, Basic Administrative Course and Advanced Administrative Course at Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay. He received his commissioned on 26th May 1990 to the rank of Pilot Officer and elevated to his present rank on 15th April 2020.

During his service career he has served in different parts of the country and significantly he was a member of the Directing Staff at Junior Command and Staff College Sir Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay in 2003/2005. He was the Staff Officer to the Commander of the Air Force in 2011 and was appointed as the Air Secretary from 28th February 2011 to 27th February 2014. He was the Deputy Director Administration (Personnel) from 2014 to 2018 and was appointed as the Director Administration on 3rd December 2019.

He graduated from the Army Command and Staff College Sapugaskanda in 2002/2003 and in 2019 he attended the National Defence College New Delhi, India at which he earned the distinguished title ‘ndc’.

He was a member of the College Cricket Team and Athletic Team where he received National School Colours. Air Vice Marshal Biyanwila being a Sportsman was involved in many sports management appointments at National level. He was the Vice President of the Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka during 2007/2008 and was appointed to the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket in January 2016. Subsequently, he held the prestigious appointment of Hony. General Secretary Sri Lanka Cricket in 2018. His contribution to the Sri Lanka Air Force in administration of Sports is immense. He held the appointment of Secretary Air Force Sports Council from 2009 to 2014 and was appointed as the Secretary, Defence Services Sports Board in 2009 / 2010.

For his distinguished and exemplary service, he has been awarded with Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal, the Long Service Clasp and the “Uttama Seva Padakkama”

Air Vice Marshal Biyanwila is married to Dilini and blessed with a son and a daughter.
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