The Arden Institute Sri Lanka’s leading school of personal and professional development, delivering a range of specialized, state-of-the-art integrated training services to people from a range of backgrounds,

Courses designed in collaboration with industry professionals, are specifically developed to empower ambitious men and women to realize their full potential.

About Founder/Executive Director

Arden’s  Founder & Executive Director Nedra Wickremesinghe is considered a leader in the field of personal development and training, with more than 20 years’ experience working with individuals and groups from a variety of backgrounds.

Widely acknowledged as a pioneer in her field, Nedra is the founder of Sri Lanka’s first finishing school, Nedisa.
Building on her experience, Nedra offers industry-tested expertise in personality development, image management, etiquette, personal branding and customer courtesy.

Her clientele includes blue-chip companies, professional associations, hotels, tourism facilities, hospitals, airline staff, cabin-crew, military and service personnel, retail boutiques and leading schools.

Nedra is a graduate of Lucy Clayton London and Stamford College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  and she  holds a Diploma of Psychology.

Nedra also enjoys a strong media profile.  She is a regular guest on Sri Lanka’s premier breakfast show ‘Good Morning Sri Lanka’, hosted by MTV, as its in-house etiquette expert.  She is  a former columnist with the Sunday Times, and the food and wine columnist of ‘Hi’ magazine.