Mr. Tissa Jinasena - Founder and Director - commenced his career in 1973 as a Director in Jinasena Group, which is a family owned business.
As a director of Jinasena Group he was instrumental in establishing Jinasena Electric Motors (Pvt) Limited, Jinasena Agricultural Machineries (Pvt) Ltd and Jinasena Engineering Technologies (Pvt) Ltd within the group.
In 1984 he played a key role in establishing Loadstar (Pvt) Limited and was appointed as the Director, Engineering of the company.
Later he went on to become the Joint Managing Director in 1999 and the CEO in 2006 of the company.
is considered as a world leader in Solid tires and a significant player in industrial and construction sector Pneumatic tires.
Dr Tissa Jinasena is the Chairman of the National Apprentice and Industrial Trainees Authority of Sri Lanka and a Board Member of several other institutions that come under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills development of Sri Lanka.
Dr Jinasena is also a Board member of NANCO Ltd, which is the institution sphere heading the national Nano Technology Initiative of Sri Lanka and a Steering Committee Member of the Monaragala Rubber Development Program which is a National level initiative aimed at propagating rubber plantations in to none traditional areas of Sri Lanka.
Dr Tissa Jinasena, has obtained a B Tec degree from the University of Loughborough, UK and a MSc degree from the University of Reading, U.K.
has also completed the Owner/President Management Program conducted by the Harvard Business School at Boston, Massachusetts
In the year 2008, Dr Tissa Jinasena was awarded an honorary Doctorate by the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, in recognition of the services he has rendered to the development of the Engineering and Manufacturing Sector of Sri Lanka.