Shivanthi Maryse Sandrasagra has the unique ability to help individuals to create a picture of themselves at their best and then develop a personal action plan to make it a reality. She devotes herself to this task at ARETÉ.
Shivanthi lived in Canada since the age of ten. She has a Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Waterloo and a Masters in Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal. Throughout her corporate career, Shivanthi exposed herself to diverse functions including engineering projects, marketing, marketing research, finance and corporate planning roles at multinational companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, MAC Cosmetics and Fruits & Passion.
Further studies in the Arts took her to Italy for three years. Contact with the European approach, history, philosophy, art and architecture was a great time to grow personally.
After studying and traveling around the world, Shivanthi now speaks five languages; of which French, Spanish and English she speaks fluently.
Shivanthi returned to Sri Lanka in 2011 with the intention of rediscovering her roots and contributing to the development of her country of birth. Backed up by her diversity of education and experience in the corporate sector, international exposure and over 15 years of teaching and training experience with adults and youth, she founded and now directs ARETÉ Academy of Personal Development.