Manjula Mathews has over three decades of experience in finance, marketing, and general management, both in Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom. She is currently a Director of Janashakthi Limited the parent company of the listed entities Janashakthi Insurance PLC, Orient Finance PLC, First Capital Holdings PLC, and others.
Earlier this year Manjula was appointed to the Board of Habitat for Humanity International, a leading global non-profit with a presence in more than 70 countries. Habitat works with families, local communities, volunteers and partners from around the world so that more people are able to live in affordable and safe homes. She has also been a director of Habitat for Humanity in Sri Lanka since 2016 and is currently in her second term as Board Chair and has been serving as a Custodian of the Alzheimer’s Association of Sri Lanka since 2019.
Manjula’s former business positions include that of Managing Director and subsequently Chairperson of Dunamis Capital PLC and its several subsidiaries including First Capital. She is a former finance director of Janashakthi Insurance PLC and until 2021 served in the capacity of a non-executive director.
More recently she has focused her energies on more service-minded endeavors working as a counsellor in private practice and as a lecturer at the Colombo Theological Seminary. Manjula is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK, and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Cambridge, UK.