DR. SENA YADDEHIGE is a Sri Lankan born British Scientist / Engineer and a Swiss based industrialist. Dr. Yaddehige is the Chairman of the Richard Pieris Group of Companies comprising seven Listed Companies, and over 50 companies wholly or majority owned by Richard Pieris and Company PLC. He served as a Director in the Board of Directors of National Development Bank PLC during the period between 2007 and 2010. Dr. Yaddehige is a brilliant scientist and a high energy radiation specialist who innovated and developed contactless sensor technology, driven by wire systems and made numerous inventions in radiation processing for which he holds worldwide patents. In addition he also holds the patent for slow release fertilizer in Sri Lanka. He is a Founder, Chairman and Director of numerous companies in Sri Lanka, USA, Japan, UK, Germany, Switzerland and Singapore. He is also the founding Managing Director of a European Company, which manufactures and exports automotive components and systems, developed based on his own innovations, to Europe, Japan, China and the United States. Dr. Yaddehige was conferred with Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in consideration of his original research work in the fields of Radiation, Radiation processing, Electromechanical Sensor technology, non-contact sensor technology and automotive pedal systems along with numerous patents in the above fields.