Mr Harsha Amarasekera, President's Counsel is a leading luminary in the legal profession in Sri Lanka having a wide practice in the Original Courts as well as in the Appellate Courts. His fields of expertise include Commercial Law, Business Law, Securities Law, Banking Law and Intellectual Property Law. He also has significant experience in arbitration and cross-national disputes.
Mr Amarasekera, was admitted to the Bar in November 1987 and took oath as a President’s Counsel in November 2012. He serves as Chairman in several companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange including Sampath Bank PLC, CIC Holdings PLC, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Swisstek (Ceylon) PLC, Vallibel Power Erathna PLC. He is also the Chairman of CIC Agri Business (Private) Limited and Swisstek Aluminium Limited. He is also a Non-Executive Independent Director of Expolanka Holdings PLC, Ambeon Capital PLC and Hayleys Leisure PLC.
Mrs. Yogadinusha Bhaskaran is a Financial and Accounting professional, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK (FCMA), Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA) and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Bankers, Sri Lanka. She has previously worked as a Financial Controller with several Australian companies in Melbourne for a number of years and was the Assistant General Manager (Finance & Planning) at Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC.
She serves in the capacity of Director on the Boards of Delmege Ltd, Country Energy (Private) Limited and Chairperson/Director Greener Water Ltd. A Non – Executive Director of LB Finance PLC, Multi Finance PLC and Vallibel Power Erathne PLC.
Mr Rajan Asirwatham, who is a renowned accounting professional, was a Senior Partner and Country Head of KPMG Ford Rhodes Thornton & Co. from 2001 to 2008. He was the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Sustainable Tourism Project funded by the World Bank for the Ministry of Tourism and was also a Member of the Presidential Commission on Taxation, appointed by His Excellency the President. He is also a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He has made his mark in the corporate world by serving on the Boards of Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company PLC, Aitken Spence PLC, Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC, Renuka Hotels (Private) Limited, Mercantile Merchant Bank, Yaal Hotels (Private) Limited, Three Acre Farms PLC, Ceylon Grain Elevators PLC, and Browns Beach Hotels PLC. He is a Member on the Board of Management of S W R D Bandaranaike Memorial Foundation, Council of the University of Wayamba and also on the Board of Post Graduate Institute of Medicine.
Mr Sumith Adhihetty is a top-notch marketing professional who counts over 44 years of experience in the finance sector. He was formerly the Deputy Managing Director of Mercantile Investments Limited and served as a Director of Nuwara Eliya Hotels Company Limited, Grand Hotel (Private) Limited, Royal Palm Beach Hotels Limited, Tangerine Tours Limited, Security Ceylon (Private) Limited, Vallibel Finance PLC and Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC.
He is the Managing Director of L B Finance PLC. He also serves on the Boards of Multi Finance PLC, The Fortress Resorts PLC, La Forteresse (Private) Limited, LB Microfinance Company Myanmar Limited, Greener Water Ltd, Summer Season Residencies Limited, Summer Season Limited and Summer Season Mirissa (Pvt) Ltd.
Mrs Shirani Jayasekara brings to the Board over 41 years experience in the fields of Finance, IT, Audit and Risk Management in Sri Lanka, Zambia, and Bahrain. She is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK. She was a Director of L B Finance PLC since 25th August 2010 and served as Chairperson from 18th September 2017 till her retirement on 25 August 2019. She was the Head of Audit, British American Tobacco Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
She was Head of Group Internal Audit of Carsons Cumberbatch PLC covering operations in Sri Lanka and Indonesia. She was also a Director of Asian Hotels and Properties PLC, a subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC. She has served on the Audit Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ceylon and was a member of the Corporate Governance Committee which contributed to the process of developing a Code of Best Practices of Corporate Governance – issued jointly by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka in 2008
Ms Kawshi Amarasinghe serves as Group Director, International Business Development & CSR at Vallibel One PLC, where she contributes to the overall strategic development of ensuring sustainable business growth across the subsidiaries of Vallibel One PLC. In addition, Ms Amarasinghe is the Chief Executive Officer of the Dhammika Priscilla Foundation where she leads the mission of providing equitable access to free quality education and healthcare for all. Prior to joining Vallibel One, Ms Amarasinghe was an intern at the strategic policy division at the Department of Community Safety in Queensland, Australia. She earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia and a specialization in French Studies at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. In addition, she holds a certificate in management acceleration from INSEAD business school in Fontainebleau, France and hotel revenue management from Cornell University, USA.
She is a director at Greener Water Ltd. In addition, Ms Amarasinghe is the Chief Executive Officer of the Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation, where she leads the mission of providing equitable access to free quality education and healthcare for all.
Ms. Brindhiini Perera has earned a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London. Her studies included comprehensive coverage of subjects such as Manufacturing Technology and Management, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance, Statistics, and Mathematics.
She serves as a Non-Executive Director in several companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange including Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Lanka Tiles PLC, Lanka Walltiles PLC, Haycarb PLC, Dipped Products PLC, Hayleys Fabric PLC, The Kingsbury PLC, Hayleys Leisure PLC and Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC. She also serves on the Board of Eurocarb Products Ltd (UK), Delmege Limited, Otwo Biscuit (Private) Limited, The Canbury Biscuit Company Limited, Manatee Clothing Company (Pvt) Ltd and Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation.