Mr.Jayantha Dharmadasa

Patron (Non Executive)

Appointed to the Board on 11th March 2011. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. A distinguished self-driven business personality with an impressive and amazing track record of successful business management. He has over 42 years of experience in Executive Business Management of which he counts 32 years in the Health Care Industry. He is currently the Chairman of Nawaloka Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, which consists of over 17 Companies under its umbrella. Mr. Dharmadasa has been appointed as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Singapore in Sri Lanka and also a Board Member in multiple organizations. He is a past President of Sri Lanka Cricket Board.

Mr. Dharmadasa was also awarded an ‘Honorary Doctorate’ from Swinburne University of Australia on 20th December 2017, in recognition of his significant contribution in advancing healthcare in Sri Lanka.

Mr.Victor Ramanan

Chairman (Non Executive)

Victor Ramanan is a Sri Lankan born British National residing in London. Being educated in Sri Lanka and the UK, Victor is a B.Sc.Graduate and holds a Diploma in Software Engineering, Business Admin & Sales Techniques (UK). He is a versatile marketer and administrator with more than 30 years of hands-on experience working in many countries including the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Dubai, Bahrain, Germany, France, USA, and Sri Lanka. He has worked in areas such as IT, HR, Marketing and Business Development of which more than 17 years has been in the fields of Oil, Gas, Logistics and the Real Estate sectors.

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Mr.Harshith Dharmadasa

Deputy Chairman (Non Executive)

Appointed to the Board on 11th March 2011. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers with over 25 years’ experience in Executive Management. He has acquired extensive experience in the fields of trading, manufacturing and the construction sector. He currently serves as a Director of Nawaloka Holdings and all other Companies under its umbrella, including Nawaloka Hospitals PLC and is the Chairman of Millennium Housing Developers PLC.

Mr. H Jayantha C Perera

Director / Chief Executive Officer

Mr. H Jayantha C Perera is a CFA Charter holder from the CFA Institute, Charlottesville, USA. He is also a Diploma Holder of the National Computing Centre, UK. Mr. Perera is licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka to Trade and provide Investment Advise on Securities.

Mr. Perera has well over two and a half decades of work experience in the corporate sector having worked in many divisions and in many capacities in numerous business establishments. He brings with him experiences in Management, Strategy, Treasury, Finance, Corporate Finance and Sales.

He is the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer and has previously worked in the Finance/Financial Services areas in the capacities of Managing Director, Director/ CEO at Richard Pieris Securities Private Ltd., as the CEO of Richard Pieris Arpico Finance Limited, as the CFO of Nawaloka Hospitals PLC, as the Senior Manager heading Capital Markets at the Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka, and also as the VP Head of Research at DFCC Stock Brokers Private Limited. Prior to these appointments, he worked at NDBS Stock Brokers as an Investment Advisor, Stock Broker, and Floor Trader and later became the Research Manager at Lanka Securities Private Limited.

Mr Jayaprakash Rudra

Director ( Recoveries)

Appointed to the Board on 11th March 2011. He is a well-established businessman. Currently, he serves as a Director in many other Companies. He has wide experience, especially in the Property Development Sector.

Mr Sunil Kandegedera

Director (Non Executive / Independent)

Mr. K M Sunil Kandegedara has a Diploma in Tax Administration at California, USA, and successfully completed Hons. Degree in Mathematics and Chemistry at the University of Peradeniya.

He worked as a Commissioner General in the Department of Inland Revenue. He joined the Department in September 1976 as an Assessor (Executive Staff) and served 34 years as an Assessor, Senior Assessor, Deputy Commissioner, Commissioner, Senior Commissioner and Commissioner General in various divisions such as Kandy, Negombo, Rathnapura regions and Head Office. He has completed “Double Taxation Agreements with several Countries. He has also worked as a Mathematics Lecturer at the University of Peradeniya (1974–1975). Mr. Sunil Kandegedara has been appointed as a Consultant of the Government of Maldives.

Suresh M. Amerasekera

Chief Executive Officer

Mr.Suresh M. Amerasekera is a Senior Banker, with over 35 years of experience in the Finance Industry. He last held the position as the CEO of Pan Oceanic Bank, Solomon Islands from May 2016 to September 2018. Prior to  that he held the position as the CEO of Housing Development Finance Corporation and Orient Finance PLC.

For the last 12 years he held five positions in the “C Suite” in 2 Banks and 3 Finance Companies, including the current position.

He has also served as the Assistant General Manager at Seylan Bank and as the Chief Operating Officer at Alliance Finance Co PLC and had his initial training in banking at the Colombo branches of State Bank of India and Bank of America.

Mr. Amerasekera holds a MBA (International Business) from the Edith Cowan University, Western Australia and Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK.

He has a proven track record in Strategy Formulation, Corporate and Retail Lending, and Risk Management.