Think tank

Advocata Institute

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Advocata Institute is a think tank that evaluates, engages, and informs policy changes to champion economic freedom and liberalisation through media innovation. It envisions a free, prosperous and lawful Sri Lanka, where anyone can succeed through hard work and free exchange regardless of ethnicity, caste, creed or religion. Advocata's research centres on economic freedom in society and the institute advocates for evidence-based market-oriented policies that engage policymakers and policy influencers in Sri Lanka.

Contact details

Website:
http://advocata.org

Address:
23/3, Guildford Crescent 4, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka.

Country:
Sri Lanka

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Sri Lanka
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2016
Age (years)
Advocata Institute
 6
Sri Lanka average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Murtaza Jafferjee, Deane Jayamanne, Riyad Riffai and Sarasali Fonseka
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Mr. Dhananath Fernando
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Mr. Dhananath Fernando
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Advocata Institute
 18
Sri Lanka average
 29
Global average
 42
2021
Advocata Institute
 10
% Female staff
2022
Advocata Institute
 72%
Sri Lanka average
 65%
Global average
 53%
% Female researchers
2022
Advocata Institute
 66%
Sri Lanka average
 69%
Global average
 36%

Organisational performance

Financials
2021
Advocata Institute
 $400,000
Sri Lanka average
 $471,958
Global average
 $4,800,480

Social

Followers (2022)
Advocata Institute
 5,530
Sri Lanka average
 2,917
Global average
 19,181
Subscribers (2022)
Advocata Institute
 4,090
Sri Lanka average
 1,024
Global average
 5,590
Followers (2022)
Advocata Institute
 4,903
Sri Lanka average
 4,903
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2022)
Advocata Institute
 3,274
Sri Lanka average
 2,437
Global average
 16,259

Data notes

Last updated: 26/09/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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