Our Team

Our Team

World Class Care

We put our heart and soul into delivering a professional and high quality service while you are here with us. This can be felt through the warmth and attentiveness of our team who are there to take care of all the details so that you feel really well cared for and can deeply relax into your retreat.

Sam Kankanamge
Founder

Sam Kankanamge BSc (Hons) Osteo, DPO, Dip.Acu is an exceptional, world renowned healthcare professional, with over 25 years-experience transforming patients’ health, and has been called ‘the best back specialist in the country’ by The Times (2014).

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Sudheera Kankanamge
Managing Director

Sudheera is an accountant by profession and has built a successful 20 year career in the printing industry. However, his true passion lies in hospitality and travel.

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Dr Shamilka
Resident Ayurvedic Doctor & Programme Director

Dr Shamilka directs the Sanctuary’s Ayurvedic programme and is a highly talented, dedicated and professional practitioner of this ancient medical science.

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Dr Meneke
House Manager & Resident Ayurvedic Doctor

Dr Meneke has been with us since we opened the Sanctuary in 2014. She is our House Manager and we sometimes think of her as the wonderful Mother of our Sen Wellness family!

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Lasanthi Jayawardana
Assistant House Manager

Lasanthi brings 20 years of experience working in hospitality to her role as Assistant House Manager at the Sanctuary.

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Bonnie
Head Chef

Bonnie is our Lead Chef and is a founding member of the Sen Wellness Sanctuary team after joining when we very first opened

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Rachel Ilett
Creative Director

Rachel is our Creative Director, supporting Sam to realise Sen Wellness’ creative vision, develop meaningful partnerships and translate Sen Wellness’ message with an authentic voice.

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Davia Peris
Retreat Specialist & London Clinic Manager

Davia is our Retreat Specialist and manages enquiries and bookings for those interested in visiting us at the Sanctuary.

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