- M.B.A., Business Administration, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR) Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2022
- B.S., Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2016
- Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
- FAA Part 107 Certified Commercial Drone Pilot
- OSHA 30-Hour Training
- AACE - December 2021 - Present
- CMAA - December 2021 - Present
- Swedish (Sweden)
Ms. Perera is a member of Exponent's Construction Consulting practice with - ground-up and building renovation project experience in the vertical construction industry through previously working for one of the largest construction companies in the country. Her experience in construction management consists of project management, site supervision, quality management, scheduling, safety, estimating, and procurement.
In her roles, Ms. Perera worked closely with architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors to investigate solutions that would maintain or improve contractual obligations. Throughout her career, she assisted project teams in achieving substantial completion for contract values over $1B USD throughout New England.
She has also worked with students from over 40 countries at the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University in the Netherlands during coursework for her MBA where she gained international business experience by working on diverse multidisciplinary teams. During her coursework, she consulted for a large international agricultural company, and investigated smart city solutions aligned with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, she also worked on the Canal Expansion Project for the Panama Canal Authority in Panama consulting on impacts to the local community and environment.
Ms. Perera has a passion for construction technology and continues to pursue the impacts it is having to the industry. Her interest inspired her to sponsor a project with a local university that investigated innovative site solutions that would improve the construction lifecycle. She is continuing learning about applications of technology and further developing expertise in the construction technology industry.