Yasas V Abeywickrama is responsible for Policy Programs in Sri Lanka for Facebook. Broadly, this includes areas such as Digital Safety, Economic Growth, Countering Hate Speech, Emerging Tech, Community Engagement and Crisis Response. Programs in Maldives is part of the portfolio. He was the President of CSSL in 2017 and 2018. He has also been part of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) (2006-10). He has experience in tech, training, consultancy, community engagement and policy, in Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, USA, UK & Australia and is a professional with significant international exposure.