Ms. Kalni Peiris


Department of Marketing and Tourism Management

Faculty of Business


Kalni Peiris, is a graduate from the University of Ruhuna with a First-Class BBA (Hons) in Marketing and is also a product of Musaeus College, Colombo. At present, she is reading for her M.Sc. in Management at the University of Sri Jayawardenepura. She commenced her academic career at the University of Ruhuna as an Assistant Lecturer attached to the Department of Marketing, Faculty of Management and Finance. Also, she pursued her corporate career as an E-commerce Intern at the Sri Lanka Tailor-Made of Jetwing Travels (Pvt) Ltd.

Beyond being an academic, she is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom and also has completed up to Level Three (Ofqual, NQF) of the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music, United Kingdom in Piano Music Performance and Theory since performing on the piano and singing are her ultimate passions apart from being an academic. Further, during her university career she obtained a Certificate in Business Accounting by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom. Being an academic, her research interests include Tourism and Hospitality Management, Digital Marketing, Green Marketing, Consumer Psychology, Subliminal Marketing and Influencer Marketing.

Research and Publications

Conference Publications
  • Peiris, H., & Nishadi, G. (2019)., Impact of Greenwashing on Tourist’s Switching Intention with the Mediating Effect of the Tourist’s Attitude towards Greenwashing: Special Reference to Sri Lankan Hotel Chains., In 8th International Conference on Management and Economics (pp. 589-606). Matara, Sri Lanka; University of Ruhuna.,