Mukesh discovered his passion for wildlife in his early youth and re-connected with it over the years as he led many wildlife tours. His experience in the travel trade and exposure to wildlife tourism drew him out in to guiding and he is an expert on Sri Lanka’s culture and is very passionate and knowledgeable on terrestrial mammals and general wildlife. Mukesh holds a Postgraduate Diploma from the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. He is a life member of the Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka and also a Wildlife photographer who enjoys sharing his knowledge of Sri Lanka with others.  His friendly disposition makes him a sought out travelling companion.

Mukesh is also the General Manager of Adventure Birding.