Shehan Williams is Professor in Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine, University of  Kelaniya, in Ragama, Sri Lanka. He did his post-graduate training at the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, and was trained in Psychiatry in the Professorial Psychiatry Unit, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford and the Oxford Deanery Rotation in the United Kingdom. He is currently President of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists. He is also Consultant to the Office of National Unity and Reconciliation, Presidential Secretariat, Sri Lanka and Honorary Executive Director, Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation.