KUDA HERATH

KUDA HERATH

Kuda Herath holds a bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry from the University of Kingston, London. He currently serves as an independent non-executive director of Central Finance Company PLC since February 16th, 2019. With a career spanning over 28 years in the fast-moving consumer goods industry in Sri Lanka, Kuda has commenced his journey at Nestle…

MANJULA MATHEWS

MANJULA MATHEWS

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…

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, Managing 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…

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…