Asela de Silva
Associate Creative Director / J. Walter Thompson Sri Lanka
He calls himself a day dreamer by profession but holds the title of Associate Creative Director here at J Walter Thompson Sri Lanka.. He was the first Sri Lankan and one of five selected from over a 100 countries to receive a scholarship to attend the Cannes Lions Young Creative Academy. He has represented Sri Lanka and JWT at the Young Lotus competition held during Adfest, Thailand and Young Spikes at Spikes Singapore. He is also the recipient of several local awards, for creativity as well as effectiveness.
Asela began his career in business development. He then discovered his true passion was creating ideas that people can engage in. He has partnered with a range of Sri Lanka’s most popular brands such as Sunsilk, HSBC, Airtel, Comfort, Dominos, Dialog, Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Asian Paints, Reborn, Tigo, Etisalat, Taj Hotels, Cotton Collection and much more