DR. NISHAN DE MEL

DR. NISHAN DE MEL

Nishan de Mel is the Executive Director of Verité Research (Pvt) Limited, a think tank providing analytical research and advisory services on economic, political and legal issues in Sri Lanka and Asia. He is an economist with extensive academic, policy and private sector experience. In Sri Lanka, he has been a Member of the Presidential…

CHANDANA DE SILVA

CHANDANA DE SILVA

Chandana de Silva, who has 32 years of managerial and financial experience acquired in Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom, held several senior management positions including that of Chief Financial Officer of a Nasdaq quoted data communication services company during his 23 years of work experience in the UK. Since moving back to Sri Lanka…

MINETTE D. A. PERERA

MINETTE D. A. PERERA

Minette Perera was the Group Finance Director of the MJF Group, which comprises several tea growing, packing and exporting companies, supplying the “Dilmah Tea” brand around the world, from September 2000 till March 2013. During the period of her employment with the MJF Group, she was appointed a Director of the MJF Group of Companies,…

RAMESH SCHAFFTER

RAMESH SCHAFFTER

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…

DILSHAN WIRASEKARA

DILSHAN WIRASEKARA

Dilshan Wirasekara, Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC is an experienced professional with a career spanning over 25 years, comprising diversified expertise in financial services including, banking, treasury and investment management, capital market strategy and corporate finance advisory services. Having joined First Capital in 2013, Wirasekara steered the Company, a full service investment…

DINESH SCHAFFTER

DINESH SCHAFFTER

Dinesh Schaffter currently serves as the Managing Director of First Capital Holdings PLC and its subsidiaries. He has a background in finance, and substantial experience and expertise of over 25 years, during which he has executed a range of transactions including M&A, restructuring and business valuations. With professional qualifications in Finance as a Member of…

NISHAN FERNANDO

NISHAN FERNANDO

Nishan Fernando is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant with Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, and is a Graduate of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors. He counts…