Amarakoon Bandara is a Senior Economic Advisor at UNDP, currently based in Tanzania. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Post-2015 Development Agenda are two key areas he is currently working on. He was responsible for coordinating the national consultations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Tanzania. Prior to joining UNDP, he was an Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Mr. Bandara has also served in the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.