The Board of Trustees comprises of distinguished individuals hailing from the various communities that make up Sri Lanka’s diverse socio-cultural fabric, all of whom are united by a common commitment to justice, peace and human rights. Between them, they have a wealth of experience and relevant expertise in the areas of law, human rights, constitutionalism, peacebuilding, social science research, investment banking and financial services from the not-for profit as well as the private and public sectors.
Serving in an honorary capacity, the role of the Trustees is to provide strategic direction to the Trust and to lay the policy framework within which the organization functions. The policy framework relates to governance, grant-making, finance and investments and the overall operations of the secretariat. With the leadership provided by the Chairperson, the Trustees carry out these functions through the Programme and Finance Sub-Committees which consists of members of the Board with the relevant expertise and senior members of the Management Team who report to the relevant sub-committees as ex-officio members.
The Board of Trustees collectively nominates a fellow-Trustee, to take up the role of Chairperson of the Board. Since NTT’s inception the following members served in this capacity;