Ramesh Schaffter was appointed as a Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director on 21 December 2018.
He serves as Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer of Janashakthi Limited. Counting over three decades of experience in Finance and Marketing, he is a Fellow Member and former Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Sri Lanka, and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He has served on the Boards of several public listed and unlisted companies.
A social entrepreneur and life coach, he is an accomplished public speaker and a multiple award winner at national and international level Toastmasters’ contests. He is the former President of Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka and a former Board Member of World Vision for Sri Lanka. He is a Co-Founder of cable television channel Swarga TV, as well as the Christian Arts Foundation (Chraft), an organisation that promotes music and drama in Sri Lanka.
Ramesh also serves on the Council of the Colombo Theological Seminary, a graduate and postgraduate educational institute, and is the former Chairman of the Incorporated Trustees of the Church of Ceylon.
Other principal appointments –
Managing Director/ Group Chief Executive Officer : Janashakthi Limited
Director : Janashakthi Insurance PLC, Kelsey Developments PLC, Orient Finance PLC, Serendib Land PLC.