Born Sri Lanka 2 Apr 1926 Died Wellington 23 May 2016
Educated at St Thomas' College, Colombo
HS / HP, General Hospital, Colombo 1952
HP, Mental Hospital, Angoda, Sri Lanka 1953
Clinical Assistant, Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley and Bethlem Royal Joint Hospitals, London 1953 - 1957 (Dr Peter Scott)
Psychiatrist, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, Government of Ceylon
1957 - 1964
Psychiatrist, Department of Prisons, Government of Ceylon 1969 - 1971
Psychiatrist, Lake Alice Hospital, Marton, Health Department of NZ 1971 - 1977
Clinical Lecturer, Psychological Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine 1978 - 1995
Senior Lecturer 1996 - 1997
Psychiatrist, Wellington and Porirua Hospitals 1978 - 1997
After retiring from these positions, he returned to Sri Lanka where he was in private psychiatry practice for the next 11 years.
He then returned to NZ once more.
photograph courtesy G P S Fernando