Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Respected professional Mr. Amarasriya is a proud product of Royal College, Colombo and started his career as a dynamic administrator. He is the Chairman and former Managing Director of the Singer Group of Companies in Sri Lanka and the former Chairman of National Development Bank PLC. Mr. Amarasuriya holds Directorships in Bata Shoe Company of Ceylon Ltd., Bata Exports (Pvt) Ltd., ACL Cables PLC, C. W. Mackie PLC, Lanka Aluminium PLC & ACME Printing & Packaging PLC and other non-listed companies. He is a former Vice President of Retail Holdings Limited, USA and of Singer Asia Ltd and also a former Chairman of the Singer Business Council worldwide.

He is also the founder President of the Industrial Association of Sri Lanka. Currently he serves as the Chairman of Regional Industrial Service Committee (RISC), Southern Province of the Ministry of Industrial Development & Commerce. In addition he was the Former Chairman of Employers’ Federation of Ceylon and has served on the Presidential Task Force on Science & Technology, on the Securities & Exchange Commission & Advisory Committee on Company Law at different times.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – U.K., Global Chartered Management Accountant and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing U.K. He holds a Diploma in Marketing Management & Strategy from New York University, U.S.A. His role in the marketing field has been recognised by his appointment as the founder President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (Sri Lanka Region) and by the “Asia Retail Congress” with the Retail Leadership, Award for his contribution to retailing in Asia and by the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK as a Visionary Business leader for his invaluable contribution to the marketing profession in initiating revolutionary changes in consumer markets.

He is also an exceptional and unique sporting personality.

MR.T.M.R.BANGSA JAYAH - Managing Director

Mr. T.M.R.Bangsa Jayah is a retired commissioned Police Officer, who has experience in the Police service for 29 years. During his career with the Police Department he has worked as the Chief Security Officer for the Deputy Speaker and North- East Governor.

He is a product of St.Anne’s College, Kurunegala and has studied further in Aquinas College, Colombo. During his school period he has excelled in sports including Cricket and Soccer. He is a member of School Cadetting Team and has held rank of Company Sergeant Major. After his schooling he has completed his First-in- Laws at the Law Faculty, Colombo.

Mr.Bangsa has experience in construction industry for more than 15 years and he has been a principal partner in a well-known piling company.

MR. P.P.J. PERERA - Executive Director

Mr. P.P.J. Perera, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia

He has well over 30 years experience in Senior Managerial capacity in the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd. and Sanasa Insurance Company Ltd.

In his career at Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd, He has served in the position of Deputy General Manager/Finance, Deputy General Manager/ Support Services and Senior Deputy General Manager (Investment), Whilst in service he has held the directorships in Sri Lanka Export Credit Insurance Corporation, Agricultural Insurance Board and Ceybank Asset Management Ltd.

Mr. Perera also has functioned as the Head of Finance, Human Recourses and Administration at Sanasa Insurance Company Ltd. and the Chief Executive Officer of Sanasa General Insurance Co. Ltd. He has a wide and diversified experience in the field of Finance, Investment and the Insurance Industry in Sri Lanka.


Professor Chandrasena is a clinical biochemist by profession and counts over 24 years of university academic service and over 22 years’ experience in hospital and healthcare administration and laboratory sciences. He retired as the foundation Professor of Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry and Senior Professor of Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya in June 2011 and presently holds the title of Emeritus Professor.

Professor Chandrasena has a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool (U.K.), a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from the University of Liverpool (U.K.); a Fellow of the Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon and is a Chartered Chemist. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (U.K.), a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka and Post –Doctoral Fellow, Colorado State University, U.S.A. He is also a Fellow member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers and holds a certificate in Hospital Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahamadabad. He is the current President of the Association of Private Hospitals, Sri Lanka. He is also a member of the Private Health Services Regulatory Council of the Ministry of Health. He is a Director of Nawaloka Metropolis Clinical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd.


Mr. Fonseka is the CEO of Ceylon Biscuits Ltd and was the former Managing Director of Hemas Manufacturing, Sri Lanka and the Managing Director of Hemas Consumer Brands Bangladesh. Previously, he has served in the boards of Chevron Global Lubricants (Lanka) Plc and Eureka Technology Partners.

He is a graduate of the Charted Institute of Marketing (UK) and a Certified Management Accountant of Australia whilst completing his postgraduate education at the Indian School of Business. He had his executive education at Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University), University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Fundação Dom Cabral (Brazil). He has extensive experience in advertising, brand management, sales management and general management working with multinationals such as JWT, Unilever, Glaxo-Smithkline and Coca-Cola. He also worked in diverse cultures being posted overseas to manage brands and sales teams in 6 Middle Eastern markets, 3 South East Asian markets and in the sub-continent.

He plays an active role within the marketing fraternity as the past President of the International Advertising Association (Sri Lanka Chapter), founder chairman of the Sri Lanka advertising awards (2006), Chairman of the Sri Lanka brand excellence jury (2007) and as Chairman of the “EFFIES” Sri Lanka jury (2009 and 2012) and Chairman of the Trustees of the Sri Lanka advertising awards (2010).


Mr. Algama currently serves as the Director General-Department of Public Finance, General Treasury, Ministry of Finance. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Technology (Sing.) University – MIT (USA) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Special) Degree from the University of Kelaniya. He is an Associate Member of CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants). He possesses wider experience in systems and procedures of the financial regulation, government procurement policy framework, Government assets management, project proposals of the government agencies and corporate plans etc.