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Mayuri Wijayasundara

Lecturer, Deakin University

Dr Mayuri Wijayasundara is an expert in strategy and management, specializing in enabling sustainable industry practice through a circular economy. She focuses on developing strategies to enable alternatives towards a circular economy, specially focusing on measurement, operationalisation and increasing market competitiveness of alternatives. She obtained her PhD in Engineering from the University of Melbourne, and is a chartered management accountant of CIMA, UK.
Following a successful career in business for nearly a decade, with work experience in Australia and internationally, she joined academia following PhD in 2012. Most of her work experience is in Asia, where she worked at senior management level in the building material and resource recovery sectors. She currently works as a lecturer at Deakin University, Australia.


  • –present
    Lecturer, Deakin University
  • 2016–2018
    Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2012–2016
    Doctoral candidate, University of Melbourne
  • 2010–2012
    Head - Customer Relationship Managment, Holcim Lanka Ltd.
  • 2010–2010
    Coach - Customer Service Excellence, Holcim Lanka Ltd.
  • 2008–2010
    Business Development Manager, Geocycle
  • 2004–2008
    Marketing and Communications Manager, Geocycle


  • 2016 
    University of Melbourne, Australia, PhD
  • 2011 
    Certified Practising Accountants, Australia, Certified Practising Accountant
  • 2008 
    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom, Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • 2004 
    University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, BSc Engineering (Hons)


  • 2018
    Integrated assessment of the use of recycled concrete aggregate replacing natural aggregate in structural concrete, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • 2018
    Net incremental indirect external benefit of manufacturing recycled aggregate concrete, Waste Management
  • 2017
    Comparative assessment of the benefits associated with the absorption of CO2 with the use of RCA in structural concrete, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • 2017
    Comparative assessment of embodied energy of recycled aggregate concrete, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • 2017
    Methodology for the integrated assessment on the use of recycled concrete aggregate replacing natural aggregate in structural concrete, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • 2016
    Financial assessment of manufacturing recycled aggregate concrete in ready-mix concrete plants, Resources Conservation and Recycling

Professional Memberships

  • CPA
  • CGMA