Pradeep qualified himself at the Colombo Open University in Wildlife Management. Before starting to lead bird tours in 2010 Pradeep joined the Wildlife Department of Sri Lanka as a Park Ranger and worked in the 3 main national parks for 5 years. This experience in the national parks and his passion for wildlife has made him an all-round naturalist that you can count on.  His ability to spot and find the elusive birds and mammals has earned him a big name in the wildlife tourism circle.

Pradeep has done a documentary on Crocodiles with National Geography Chanel and is a member of IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group.

He is currently reading for his BSc in Natural Science from the Open University of Sri Lanka.