The Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI) was established on February 1, 2013 as mandated by the cabinet decision of September 9, 2011 with the specific aim of coordination and monitoring of Science,
Eng. Bhagya Herath is a Chemical and Process Engineer graduated from University of Moratuwa, in 2010. She is presently reading for Master Degree in Sustainable Process Development from University of Moratuwa collaborating with Telemark Univesity, Norway. Moreover she holds a diploma in Bachelor of Information Technology from University of Colombo.
Following her graduation she began her carrier as a Technical Executive at MAS Bodyline Pvt Ltd, Horana. Prior to joining COSTI she served as a Teaching Assistant at Dept. of Chemical & Process Engineering, University of Moratuwa. In addition she consulted for several projects in Renuka Agri Foods and Richlife Dairies in Renuka Group of Companies. At COSTI she is responsible for Science Technology and Innovation intervention in establishment of water security Sri Lanka.