• Editor-in-chief - International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment (www.emeraldinsight.com/ijdrbe.htm) with Emerald Group publishing, 2009 to date. This is the only journal to promote research and scholarly activity that examines the role of building and construction to anticipate and respond to unexpected events that damage or destroy the built environment. This journal is indexed in SCOPUS (http://www.info.sciverse.com/scopus).
  • Editor in Chief, Global Assessment Report Background papers, 2015. This was launched by the United Nations Sectary General at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan
  • I was appointed as a member of the Editorial Team (by the UNISDR) on their report entitled  “State of DRR at the Local Level”. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) under the aegis  of the “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign and on behalf of all its partners is launching  the “State of DRR at the Local Level” - a 2015 report on the patterns of Disaster Risk Reduction Actions at Local Level. The purpose of thisis to encourage more research and consolidate available knowledge on the patterns of local risk reduction actions including factors that enable successful disaster resilience at local level. The report will be published prior to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction scheduled to be held in 2015, and intends to define ‘local disaster resilience’ in view of the rising population, increasing exposure
  • Editorial Board Member.  The International Journal of Disaster Management (IJDM).  2016 to date 
  • Editor of Asia-Pacific’s contribution to the post-2015 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA2). 2015 
  • Peer review panel member, Foresight project on Improving Future Disaster Anticipation and Resilience The Foresight Project on Improving Future Disaster Anticipation and Resilience (http://www.bis.gov.uk/foresight/our-work/policy-futures/disasters)
  • Co-editor,  (2015) (Ed.), Ensuring Accountability in Disaster Risk Management and Reconstruction Book of Abstracts , University of Colombo and University of Huddersfield 2015 , ISBN 978-1-862181-34-2 (http://www.hud.ac.uk/research/researchcentres/gdrc/latestnews/abstractsonensuringaccountabilityindisasterriskmanagement.php )
  • Co-editor . (2015) (Ed.) Development of Disaster Resilient Coastal Communities to Enhance Economic Development and Social Welfare Book of Abstracts , Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom & Research Center for Disaster Mitigation, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia 2015 , ISBN 978-1-862181-33-5 (http://www.hud.ac.uk/research/researchcentres/gdrc/latestnews/coastatrisktheimportanceofriskknowledge.php  )
  • Co-editor  (2015), Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Built Environment Education: Celebrating Project Successes Book of Abstracts, University of Huddersfield 2015, ISBN 978186218156(https://www.hud.ac.uk/research/researchcentres/gdrc/latestnews/symposiumindisasterresilienceandbuiltenvironmenteducation.php )
  • Co-editor, Book of Abstracts, Tsunami Recovery in Sri Lanka: Ten Years On, 5th December 2014, Galle Face 6 Conference Hall, Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Organized by  SPARC, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, UK; University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • Co-editor, The full proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, Incorporating the 3rd Annual Conference of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network, A volume of Procedia Economics and Finance, Volume 18, Pages 1-976 (2014), with full open access, indexed in ScienceDirect by ELSEVIER (ISSN: 2212-5671). 
  • Co-editor, 3rd ANDROID Conference incorporating 4th International Conference on Building Resilience: The concept of resilience as a useful framework of analysis for how society can cope with the threat of natural and human induced  hazards , Media City, Salford, UK, 8th – 11th September 2014 (https://www.buildresilience.org/2014/)
  • Co-editor, CIB INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2014: W55/65/89/92/96/102/117 & TG72/74/81/83 Construction in a Changing World; Book of Abstracts; ISBN 978-1-907842-54-2 © School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK, May 2014
  • Co-editor, CIB INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2014: W55/65/89/92/96/102/117 & TG72/74/81/83 Construction in a Changing World; Full conference proceedings; ISBN 978-1-907842-54-2 © School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK, May 2014 (http://www.cib2014.org )
  • Peer review panel member, Foresight project on Improving Future Disaster Anticipation and Resilience The Foresight Project on Improving Future Disaster Anticipation and Resilience (http://www.bis.gov.uk/foresight/our-work/policy-futures/disasters)
  • Member of the review panel, UNISDR Global Assessment Report, 2013
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Third International Conference on Engineering, Project and Production Management, University of Brighton, UK, September 2012
  • Member of the expert peer review panel, UNISDR Global Assessment Report, 2015.  
  • Chair of the Editorial Board, UNISDR Global Assessment Report Input Papers, 2015.
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Facilities Management
  • Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Construction Education and Research.
  • Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Strategic Property Management. 
  • Editorial board member, Journal of Quality Assurance in Education, Emerald publishing 
  • Editorial Board Member - The Built Human Environment Review:  International Journal. 
  • Member of the Editorial Board – Journal of Built Environment – Sri Lanka. 
  • Member of the Editorial Board - Journal of Technological and Economic Development. 2008 – present 
  • Member of the Editorial Board. Management Decision Journal. 
  • Member of the Editorial Board. “Quantity Surveyor”. Publication of the Department of Building Economics. University of Moratuwa. Sri Lanka. 
  • British Council expert reviewer for the NEWTON scheme Member of the EPSRC proposal review panel
  • Member of the ESRC proposal review  panel
  • Reviewer, Global Environmental Change, an Elsevier journal
  • Reviewer - Disasters Journal
  • Reviewer - Journal of Environmental Planning & Management, 2010 
  • Reviewer - Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 2010
  • Co-Editor, Special issue of facilities journal on “Facilities performance measurement and management”, 2009
  • Co-Editor - special issue of   International Journal of Strategic Property Management on “Capacity building for post-disaster infrastructure development and management”. 2009. 
  • Co-Editor - special issue of disaster prevention and management journal on “Disasters and the built environment”, 2009
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Facilities Management, 2010  to date 
  • Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 2009 to date 
  • Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Strategic Property Management. 2008 to date   
  • Editorial board member, Journal of Quality Assurance in Education, Emerald publishing 
  • Editorial Board Member - The Built Human Environment Review:  International Journal. 2007 to date  
  • Member of the Editorial Board – Journal of Built Environment – Sri Lanka. 2005 – present 
  • Member of the Editorial Board - Journal of Technological and Economic Development. 2008 – present 
  • Member of the Editorial Board. Management Decision Journal. 2003 to date 
  • Member of the Editorial Board. “Quantity Surveyor”. Publication of the Department of Building Economics. University of Moratuwa. Sri Lanka. 1993-1997
  • Panel member. Academic Review Committee. Emerald publishing.  2004 - present 
  • Reviewer, The Journal of Construction Management and Economics (CME). 2005 to date
  • Reviewer, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM) Journal. 2006 to date 
  • Reviewer, Building Research and Information (BRI) Journal . 2002 to date 
  • Reviewer, Journal of Construction Procurement 
  • Reviewer, journal of Construction Innovation. 2004 to date 
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Business Performance Management, inderscience , 2008 to date 
  • Reviewer, Scientific journal of “Technological and Economic Development. 2009 
  • Reviewer. Journal of Property Investment and Finance. 2006 to date  
  • Member of the referring panel - Australian Journal of Construction Economics & Building (AJCEB) – 2005 present
  • Reviewing panel member – Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering. 2005 – present  
  • Reviewer, Journal of construction in developing countries. 2008 to date 
  • Reviewer, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Journal of Management in Engineering. 2008 to date  
  • Reviewer. Construction Innovation, Information, Process Management Journal – 2004 present 
  • Reviewer. Facilities Journal.  2004 to date