Mr. Maduranga Heenkenda

Mr. Maduranga Heenkenda

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. H. M. L. M. B. Heenkenda is a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing and also he holds Master of Business Administration from University of Wales Institute of Cardiff, UK and an Associate Member of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments having completed its Chartered Certificate in Risk in Financial Services. Further, he has also completed an Executive Development Program from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.

Mr. H. M. L. M. B. Heenkenda is a Professional marketer who holds Chartered Professional Postgraduate Diploma from Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK),and Practicing Marketer of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. He is a Certified Professional Marketer of Asia .
Mr. H. M. L. M. B. Heenkenda is a passionate leader with over twenty years of experience in the fields of Credit management, Marketing, Corporate Planning, Branding, Digital &. Sales Strategy. Mr. H. M. L. M. B. Heenkenda was the recipient of the prestigious National Sales Congress (NASCO) award in 2010 as 'the most outstanding Manager of the year' among 12 industries by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. In his 20 years of career at Citizens Development Business Finance PLC, he held several Senior Management Positions including General Manager, Deputy General Manager and Assistant General Manager overlooking Assets Portfolio & Credit Strategy and New Business and Channel Strategy of the company.

Mr. Palitha Abeysekara

Mr. Palitha Abeysekara

Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Palitha is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy and Financial Management from the University of Jayewardenepura. He counts over 20 years of experience in the finance and leasing industry.

Mr. T.M. Manjula Tennakoon

Mr. T.M. Manjula Tennakoon

Assistant General Manager- Finance

Mr. Tennakoon has had a lucrative academic career. He is a Member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Certified Management Accountants in Sri Lanka. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colombo, a Diploma in Taxation from Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation while also being a Certified Information System Auditor. He is presently reading for an MBA program, at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM). Mr. Tennakoon commenced his career as a Management Trainee at the George Stuarts & Co. Ltd and has over 12 years’ experience in non-banking financial institutions. At “The Finance Company,” he served in numerous carders, including as an Administrative Manager, Branch Manager, Head of Internal Audit and Chief Manager -Finance.

Mr. Mahadevan Suthakar

Mr. Mahadevan Suthakar

Deputy General Manager – Risk and Strategy / Chief Risk Officer

Mr. Suthakar is a dedicated professional with a solid background in Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Risk Management and Compliance with over 15 years of experience. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (AIB - Sri Lanka) and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (ACSI - UK). He holds Master of Business Administration with specialization in Finance from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Master of Science in Financial Mathematics from University of Colombo and Bachelor of Business Administration specialized in Finance from the University of Jaffna.

He was a former Executive Committee Member of the Sub-Committee for Compliance of the Finance Houses Association (FHA) of Sri Lanka. Mr. Suthakar last held the position of Head of Risk & Compliance / Compliance Officer of Prime Finance PLC up to 31st August 2020 and promoted as the Deputy General Manager – Risk and Strategy / Chief Risk Officer with effect from 1st September 2020.

Mr. Indika Dissanayake

Mr. Indika Dissanayake

Head of Information Technology

Mr. Dissanayake counts over 20 years of experience in the field of IT. He was graduated in Information Technology with an Upper Class (honors) Degree from the London Metropolitan University. He holds an International Diploma and an international higher Diploma from NCC (UK). Apart from that, he has completed the Australian Computer Society examinations (ACS) and BCS examinations. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker, a Certified Microsoft Systems Engineer and has completed the other Microsoft certifications.

Mr. Dissanayake has held numerous positions in the field of IT in the organizations he worked for such as at the Entrust Limited as the Assistant General Manager- IT, the Systems Engineer at AE Logistics Pvt Ltd, Branch Manager /Lecturer cum Network Administrator at IDM Computer Studies (Pvt.) Ltd.

Mrs.Radeeka Tissera

Mrs.Radeeka Tissera

Head of Legal

Mrs.Radeeka Tissera is an Attorney-at-Law and a Notary Public holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) awarded by the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo. She has 17 years of post-qualifying work experience as an Attorney-at-Law. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge in handling local and foreign clients of reputed Law Firms/Banks/Financial Institutions/Government Institutions. She is an expertise in Real Estate transactions, Legal drafting and writing, interpretation of statutes and laws. She has attested and certified numerous deeds and title documents as a Notary Public and possesses a good Notarial practice and experience for a period of over 15 years.

She has started her career as a Legal Executive in the Ministry of Finance in the year 2003. She has assisted Minister of Finance and Heads of Departments in Legal/Commercial/Revenue and Tariff transactions and also has handled litigation matters of the Ministry by liaising with Attorney General’s Department.

Before joining with Prime Finance PLC she was a Senior Associate at Varners Law Firm. She has started working at Varners in the year 2007 and served her service to the Firm for a period of over 12 years. She has handled purchase/sales mortgages of lands for corporate and private clients, due diligence reports on real estates of companies in connection with acquisition of or investments in shares of companies and all the other Real Estate transactions of the Firm and has worked as a Panel Lawyer to Hatton National Bank on behalf of the Firm.

Mrs.Radeeka Tissera has been awarded with Certificates of United Nations Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR) Geneva, Switzerland for the successful completion of online courses on Negotiation of Financial Transactions/Legal Aspect of Debt Management/Public Debt Management and Arbitration & Alternate Dispute Resolution.

Mr.Sanjeewa Premachandra

Mr.Sanjeewa Premachandra

Head of Operations

Mr. Premachandra is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and a passed finalist of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri

Lanka (AATSL). He holds a Bachelor of Economics Special Degree from the University of Colombo and counts over 10 years of experience in the fields of Internal Audit, Accounting and Finance in Finance and Insurance industries, Credit, Deposit Mobilisation, and Real Estate.

He currently serves as the Head of Operations at Prime Finance PLC and is a member of the Management Credit Committee and IT Steering Committee.

Mr. Premachandra started his career as a trainee at CNR & Co., Chartered Accountants. Before joining Prime Finance PLC, he served at Group Internal Audit Division of Merchant Bank of Sri

Lanka and Finance PLC for over 8 years and held various positions. Before being appointed as the Head of Operations, he worked as the Head of Internal Audit of Prime Finance PLC for over two years

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka

Head of Compliance/Compliance Officer

Mr. Fonseka has over 10 years of experience in Compliance and Micro Finance Operations. He has served on the Board of the Lanka Micro Finance Practitioners’ Association (LMFPA) and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and BSc in Business Administration from the University of Charleston West Virginia USA. At present, Mr. Fonseka serves in the Executive Committee of the Compliance Officers’ Forum of the FHA and has held the post of First Deputy Chairman of the Forum. He also holds a Diploma in International Trade Shipping

and Logistics and Micro Finance. Mr. Fonseka is a Past President of the Postgraduate Institute of Management Alumni Association (PIMA) of the University of Sri Jayawardenepura.

Mr. Fonseka last served as AGM -Compliance at HNB Finance PLC before joining Prime Finance PLC. His career milestones include serving as Deputy Director at Grameen Micro Credit Limited, Marketing Manager at E.S. F. International Forwarders, Coordinating Manager at Heenatigala Garments (Pvt) Ltd, and Area Manager at BATA Shoe Company (Ceylon) Limited.