Tamara Nanayakkara

Tamara Nanayakkara is Counsellor at the SMEs and Entrepreneurship Support Division, Department for Transition and Developed Countries of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Since she joined WIPO in January 1994, she worked in the Cooperation for Development Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Economic Analysis, Forecast and Research Division and the Least Developed Countries Division. Before joining WIPO she worked as an Attorney at Law and as an Assistant Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka. She holds a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and a Masters Degree in International Management from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.