About Me.

I am an attorney-at-law by profession. However, my passionate commitment towards the Scout Movement is probably what I am best known for.

I have been a Scout since the mere age of 11 years. I was an active Junior Scout, Senior Scout and Troop Leader in my schooling days and a Scout Master and Asst. District Commissioner thereafter. I was then appointed as the District Commissioner of the Colombo District in 2005.

Soon after my tenure in the District, I immediately served as the first Special Commissioner in 2010 and the thereafter the International Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Scout Association. In 2016, I was honoured to be appointed as the Deputy Chief Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Scout Association and hold this office to date.

I was appointed Chairman of the Management Sub Committee in 2009 and was elected to the Asia Pacific Regional Scout Committee from 2012 to 2018.

I was elected to the World Scout Committee at the 41st World Scout Conference in 2017 and am served in the committee till 2021.

Additionally I have served in multiple public and private organisations in Sri Lanka and other global non-governmental and non-profit organisations.



Personal Information

  • Name Janaprith Fernando
  • Age 55 Years
  • Civil Status Married
  • Family Daughter of 18, Son of 21
  • Residence Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Residence Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Email janaprit@yahoo.com
  • Phone +94 (77) 731 8281



I have had an experience practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the Courts of Sri Lanka for over 30 years.

Youth Empowerment

My Scouting career has enlightened me with the amazing potential youth have globally.


Since my school days and time as a Junior Scout, I have held many leadership roles in various institutions.

Community Service

I have had a continued passion towards uplifting communities and taking action for social change.