Ranil Goonewardene — Character Summary
Ranil Goonewardene is Ravi’s father, grand-son of C.A. Goonewardene one time Sri Lanka’s richest man and tea planter. Ranil is an alumni of St. Thomas which his family helped found and is a graduate of Oxford University. He worked as a software engineer at Apple, Cupertino. When Apple set up a development centre in Sri Lanka in the late 2020s he was appointed general manager there returning Ravi and his family to Sri Lanka. Prior to the Black November riots he famously “rage quit” his job in what is commonly referred to in the tech industry as IT burnout.