Board of Management
The management and administration of the university is governed by a Board of Management that consists of the following members appointed by His Excellency the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Secretary, Ministry of Defence & Urban    Development Eng. K Hettiarachchi
Additional Secretary (Civil & Development) Ministry of Defence & Urban Development Mr. S Hettiarachchi
Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal KA Gunatilleke RWP and bar RSP VSV USP
MSc. (Def.Stu) in Mgt, MSc. (Def & Strat Stu),ndc psc qfi
Commander of the Army Lieutenant General AWJC De Silva RWP VSV USP ndu psc
Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral RC Wijegunaratne WV RWP & bar
RSP VSV USP ndc psn MPhil (D&SS) BSc (Hons) (WS)
Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal KVB Jayampathy WWV, RWP, RSP (3 bars), MSc (International Relations), fndu, qfi
Vice Chancellor, KDU Rear Admiral Jagath Ranasinghe USP, psc
MSc(DS) Mgt, MMaritimePol(Aus), PG Dip in CPS, Dip in CR, AFNI(Lond), Justice of the Peace (Whole Island)
UGC Representative Professor PSM Gunaratne
PhD (Finance) Tsukuba University (Japan), M.Sc. (Finance) Tsukuba University (Japan), MBA (Colombo), B.Sc. (Hons) Business Administration (USJP), Vice Chairman – University Grants Commission
Treasury Representative Mr. DAP Abeysekara
Additional Director General – Department of External Resources, General Treasury
Secretary Registrar, KDU


Captain (G) BMKK Basnayake RWP RSP & Bar USP psc, MSc (DS) Mgt, MDS, BSc (DS) MechEng, MIM (SL)