Sachith Perera, Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Treasuries (FCT), is a financial market professional with a career spanning over 30 years primarily in Treasury and Balance Sheet Management and financial derivative solutions.

Sachith, prior to joining FCT was the Treasurer and Director of Global Markets for HSBC Sri Lanka and Maldives, a role in which he was responsible for managing the bank’s market risks, and management of the balance sheet. while delivering client solutions on financial risk management. In 2013 the role was further expanded to include fund management services for international clients in domestic equity and debt markets. He was a member of the bank’s Executive, Asset and Liability, Risk, and Compliance committees.

In 2017, after a career of 26 years with HSBC, Sachith took an early retirement to pursue other interests in the real estate and hospitality industries. He was a director/shareholder of the completed Clearpoint Residencies – a 46-story green building in Rajagiriya, which was termed the ‘World’s Tallest Vertical Garden’.

Between his retirement from HSBC Sri Lanka and joining First Capital Treasuries, Sachith continually engaged in financial markets through engagements as a Treasury Consultant to National Trust Bank, Non-Executive Independent Director of Acuity Partners Private Limited, technical advisor for an international fintech startup being developed with AI and ML for corporate credit ratings, and other market advisory roles including PWC and UNDP Sri Lanka.

Sachith is a Diploma holder from the ACI Financial Markets Association.