Dr.Ananda Jayalal is medical graduate and specialized in public health management, food safety, Environmental Health, Toxicology. He became the Director and Deputy Director General in the Environmental health and Occupational health Unit of Ministry of Sri Lanka. He earned MSC and MD in Health Services Management from University of Colombo. He has undergone training in Environmental Toxicology in Chulabhorn University. He obtained postgraduate certificate in Paedidiatric Nutrion from Boston University. He involved research on chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology which was prevalent in epidemic proportions in some parts of Sri Lanka. Similar disease outbreak reported globally. He has published more than 20 research papers.