Mr. Rasika Kaluarachchi is an exceptional and dynamic professional with proven expertise in the Banking and Finance industry for over 20 years. Mr. Kaluarachchi holds a Master’s Degree (MBA) in Banking and Finance from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) of the University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Postgraduate Dip.in Business Management from the University of Colombo and a BSc Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. He has contributed to several research projects in Credit, Risk Management and Marketing in the financial services sector. He is also recognized as an expert in Corporate Strategy and Marketing.
Having held various Senior positions in some of the leading Finance Companies registered with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Mr. Kaluarachchi possesses a wide knowledge in the respective field. Prior to joining with Prime Finance PLC, he was the first to be the Chief Executive Officer at TKS Finance for six years. Furthermore, he was once the Head of Credit & Risk Management at Abans Finance PLC for six years. At Sarvodaya Development Finance Limited, he was positioned as AGM Operations. Apart from those, he has held Executive positions at LOLC Finance PLC, People’s Leasing & Finance PLC and LB Finance PLC.
Mr. Samantha has over two decades of experience in the Leasing and Finance industry, covering the areas of Recovery, Credit, Marketing and overall operations. He has held Senior positions in some of the leading Finance companies in Sri Lanka including Head of Leasing and Asset Financing at Richard Pieris Finance, Senior Manager- Branch Operations at Peoples’ Leasing and Snr Executive - Recoveries at LB 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. Niroshan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts (Sp) from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura and an MBA from the University of Colombo.
He started his career as an Audit Trainee at Ernst and Young and counts over 15 years’ of experience, purely in the field of Finance industry. He has held various Senior positions in some Leading Finance companies in Sri Lanka covering Credit, Marketing and Recoveries functions.
Mr. Suthakar is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (AIB - Sri Lanka) and Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (ACSI - UK). He obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance (MBA Finance) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Bachelor of Business Administration 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. Mahadevan Suthakar’s career spans over a decade in the Financial Services Sector having held several positions in the fields of Internal Audit, Accounting & Finance, Risk Management and Compliance. Mr. Suthakar last held the position of Head of Risk & Compliance / Compliance Officer of Abans Finance PLC up to December 2017.
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.
Eresha is a result oriented, multi – disciplined, seasoned Legal professional with sound academic foundation and more than 19 years’ in providing thought leadership in the area of Legal Compliances and Corporate Governance. She started her carrier as an Intern at National Development Bank and there after did her apprenticeship at Samaratne Associates a leading law firm in Sri Lanka. After here oaths she practiced as a lawyer in Kurunegala Bar. Her cooperate carrier as an Attorney started with Paul Rathnayake Associates, where she got the opportunity in handling main corporate clients such as LB Finance Ltd , Coats Tootal (Pvt) Ltd. Further she got the exposure to associate with senior legal practitioners in the industry. Then she joined Abans Environmental Services (Pvt) Ltd as a Legal officer, Company Secretary & HR Manager. Her next move was in Finance sector as Manager- Legal at Bartleet Finance Limited where she liaised with different types of litigation matters in financial sector. Then she joined Epsi Computers (Pvt) Ltd as their Manager – Legal & HR & Company Secretary where she enhanced here knowledge in Software & Hardware industry related laws. After that she worked as Group- Head of Legal at Informatics group over 10 years, where she gained immense knowledge in corporate agreements, litigation including International Arbitration at Singapore Arbitration Center & Notarial work.
She passed out from Sri Lanka Law collage with Honors pass and she got her Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Kalaniya. She did her Post Graduate Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Sri Lanka Law Collage and passed with a merit pass. She got her Masters of Business Administration from Asia e University Malaysia.