He was appointed as an Executive Director of Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd and has held the position of Group Chief Executive Officer of the Group since 2008.
is responsible for spearheading the Group
's growth and formulating our overall business strategies and policies, as well as overlooking the implementation of our business plans at the operational level.
He is also a Director of Premium Nutrients Private Limited; the holding company of the edible oils and fats segment of the Goodhope Group.
He has over 27 years of experience in the fields of manufacturing, financial services, capital market operations, palm plantations, project development and management services.
Presently, he is also a director on the board of Carson Cumberbatch PLC (CCPLC) and several other subsidiary companies of CCPLC.
He has also previously served on the board of Union Assurance PLC.
Prior to joining the Goodhope Group, he held concurrent appointments as Group Chief Executive Officer of the plantations sector of CCPLC (which is now plantations, oils and fats sector) and Chief Executive Officer of the investment sector of CCPLC.
While he was attached to Carsons Management Services (Private) Limited, the corporate management arm of CCPLC, he held the positions of Group Director-Finance of CCPLC, General Manager Finance and General Manager Treasury.
holds a Licentiate Certificate conferred by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Management, United Kingdom and a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) of Sri Lanka.