Meet the Team

The Founders

Travelteer is founded by two UK international and marketing business graduates. Their vision is to revolutionise the volunteering sector by providing an ethical and transparent programme that maximises benefits for both the projects and its volunteers.

Laurence Storrie has been involved in voluntary work in Sri Lanka for the past 10 years as a trustee of a non-profit organisation. This has involved management of construction and operations at community projects in Sri Lanka. During this time, he has volunteered at the charity's projects, mentored volunteer schemes and placed UK volunteers.

Laurence Tranfield has always been engaged in charitable sports activities and brings his knowledge of marketing and experience in the recruitment industry to engage and inspire volunteers.   

Head of Volunteering Sri Lanka

Ruchi De Silva has been involved with many NGO's over the past decade project managing successful initiatives. He has now teamed up with Travelteer to lead the programmes in Sri Lanka. 

Marine & Conservation Programmes Manager Sri Lanka

Anoma Alagiyawadu is a well respected naturalist in Sri Lanka. He has led many conservation efforts, conducting extensive research on the local whale population. 

Head Of Travel/Logistics Sri Lanka

Chaminda Pushpakumara has over 20 years experience in the travel industry. His knowledge and customer service is second to none.