Over 30 years experience as a Gemologist in the lapidary industry
Former CEO of Brooklands (Pvt) Limited
Former Managing Director of Robert Hill Estate (Pvt) Limited.
Education B.Sc. (Biology) – Duquesne University, PA, USA Graduate Gemologist, G.I.A., Santa Monica, CA, USA
Over 30 years of extensive commercial and investment banking experience.
COO, HSBC Colombia and HSBC Saudi Arabia.
CEO of SABB Securities in Saudi Arabia (HSBC Group).
Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking HSBC Indonesia.
Global Relationship Manager Corporate Banking for HSBC Hong Kong.
Director / CEO of First Capital Holdings PLC.
Education Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK B.Sc. (Chemistry) – University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Has been involved in the manufacturing and retail industry since 1984.
Former Executive Director of Corrugated Paper
Industries Limited, Diamond Paper Products (Pvt) Limited, Ceylon Fans Limited, Ceylon Stoves and Enameling Works Limited and M C Abdul Rahim & Bros (Pvt) Limited
Currently CEO of M Power Fund Management (Pvt) Limited
Education Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK
More than 30 years experience with strong focus in the apparel manufacturing export sector
Managing Director of a 2,500 employee manufacturing company with factories in 4 locations in Sri Lanka
Director of companies engaged in aviation,hospitality, trading, real estate and equity investments
A member of the Export Development Board Advisory Committee
Extensive experience as a stock broker and money broker with exposure in the private and public sectors
Former Member of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Commerce and Consumer Aﬀairs.
Former member of the Western Region Megapolis Planning Project.
Former General Manager of Mercantile Financial Brokers and Manager at John Keells Stock Brokers.
Former Managing Director at Sigma Financial Services.
Former Associate Director of Amana Securities and Amana Capital.
Former CEO of Satnet (Pvt) Limited
Former COO of Real Entertainment (Pvt) Limited
Experience in fund management, company incorporation and restructuring, Islamic finance, agriculture, diary and poultry, and inbound tourism
Over 32 years experience as a Civil Engineer and in Management Locally and Overseas.
FIDIC trained Adjudicator
Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka
Member, Society of Structural Engineers, Sri Lanka
Member, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
Kapila Sri Chandrasekera
Over 13 years experience as a CFO/CMO in the Telecommunication Industry in Sri Lanka and South Paciﬁc (Bluesky Samoa/American Samoa/Telecom Fiji, Mobiltel Lanka, Sri Lanka Telecom (NTT Subsidiary) and Dialog Axiata (Axiata Malaysia).
Responsible for the Purchase of Telstra’s stake in Mobitel by Sri Lanka Telecom.
Responsibility for the successful IPO of Sri Lanka Telecom.
Member of the Road Show Team for Sri Lanka’s ﬁrst listed Internation Bond on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
Worked with Government/World Bank to liberalize monopoly telecom services in Sri Lanka/ Fiji.
Successful submissions to regulatory authorities on interconnect access pricing for telecommunication.
Education Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Accredited Trainer of Trainer on Micro Finance-ADB, The World Bank and Tokyo Development Centre (2007) and xon Micro Finance- Frankfurt School of Finance 2009
Country Tutor for Micro Finance TOT Programme conducted by The World Bank Tokyo Development learning Centre, Asian Development bank Institute and the United Nations Capital Development Fund.
Lead Developer of the IT Policy for the Micro Finance sector in Sri Lanka
Education Masters in Financial Economics, University of Colombo Sri Lanka
Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka
Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Associate Member- Certiﬁed Management accountant(SL)
Member, Sri Lanka Economic Association
Over 17 years of extensive experience in corporate ﬁnance. Worked as Head of Finance in multiple industries and sectors, across domestic and international markets.
Some of the roles held are:
Finance Lead for South East Asia New Markets for Microsoft Sri Lanka.
Board Director E- Channelling PLC.
Financial Controller Shell Gas Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
Internal Audit Manager, Asia Paciﬁc Region.
Plant Controller Ansell Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
Education Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certiﬁed Accountants, UK (FCCA) Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Sri Lanka (ACA) Certiﬁed Member of the Certiﬁed Management Accountants of Australia (CMA)