The Chairman of the Boards of LOLC Finance PLC & LOLC (Cambodia) PLC, and the Managing Director of LOLC Myanmar Micro-Finance Company Limited.
Prior to joining the LOLC Group, he had served the Non-Bank Financial Services Industry (NBFI) in Sri Lanka in both Licensed Finance Companies and Specialised Leasing Companies holding Board and General Management positions. He counts over 36 years of experience in the NBFI Sector including the Micro Finance Industry in Sri Lanka, Myanmar & Cambodia.
Mr. Conrad Dias was appointed to the Board on 01st March 2020. He holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Leicester UK, Fellow Member of Chartered Management Accountants UK (FCMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA -USA).
He is also a Fellow of Certified Management Accountant of Sri Lanka (FCMA), and British Computer Society (FBCS). His experience spans over close to 3 decades and as a visionary thought leader in business technology and his C Level experience spans over 20+ years. He is seasoned veteran in Business Management, Information Technology Management, Software Engineering, Project Management, Strategic and Investment Planning, Finance Management, Corporate Restructuring and Unit Trust & Fund Management. He has the domain expertise in sectors such as Information Technology, Trading, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Portfolio/ Asset Management and Manufacturing Sectors. Fintech enthusiast who innovated many financial technology products and solution and he is the Founder of iPay a revolutionary platform beyond payments and Founder of OYES another fintech platform that making everyday a payday. His thought leadership on technology and contribution in the field of ICT to the industry, society and in LOLC Group was recognised by many local and international awards including prestige's Computer Society of Sri Lanka CIO of the year 2016. He was also award and Chartered Management Institute of Sri Lanka Professional Excellence Award 2017. Further he was inducted to Global CIO Hall of Fame 2020 of IDG CIO100 and only Sri Lankan to get this accolade. He was the former Group CIO and currently functions as the Chairmen LOLC Technologies Ltd. He is also founding board member Digital Mobility Pvt Ltd popularly known as PickMe. Director ODoc Pvt Ltd again a successful start-up telemedicine platform of and hold other directorships of overseas subsidiary
Mrs. Kalsha Amarasinghe holds an Honours Degree in Economics and has an outstanding vision for investments. She serves on the Boards of subsidiaries of Browns Group of Companies and LOLC Holdings PLC.
Other key appointments:Directo -LOLC Holdings PLC, LOLC Finance PLC, LOLC Life Assurance Limited, Palm Garden Hotels PLC, Riverina Resorts (Pvt) Ltd. Eden Hotel Lanka PLC, Brown & Co. PLC Browns Investments PLC, Green Paradise (Pvt) Ltd, Browns Holdings Ltd, Danya Capital (Pvt) Ltd. and Ultimate Sports (Pvt) Ltd.
Mrs. Priyanthi Peiris was appointed to the Board in June 2012. She is an Attorneyat-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and has over 40 years of experience in corporate and financial law.
She is also a solicitor of England & Wales. She is currently engaged in private practice. She served on the boards of Forbes & Walker Ltd. Forbes Ceylon Lt., Forbes Stock Brokers Ltd, Forbes Air Services Ltd. (general sales agent for Emirates), Vanik Corporate Services Ltd. Office Network (Pvt) Ltd. Capital Reach (Holdings) Ltd. and Associated Motorways Ltd. She currently serves on the boards of Associated Electrical Corporation Ltd, Asia Asset Finance PLC, Abans Electricals PLC, PW Corporate Secretarial (Pvt) Ltd, and MTN Corporate Consultants (Pvt) Ltd. She served as a legal adviser to the Ministry of Finance from 2002 - 2004 and as a legal consultant to the Colombo Stock Exchange from 2004 - 2011. She was also a member of the committees set up by the SEC to recommend amendments to the Takeovers & Mergers Code1995 (as amended) and was a member of the committee appointed to recommend amendments to the Rules for Corporate Governance.
Mr. Wijeratne has over twenty years of experience in Accounting, Financial reporting, Investment of internal funds, Foreign loan disbursements and repayments, Auditing, Public debt management and Administration as an ex Officio of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
He has joined CBSL in 1991 and has worked in the Finance, Public Debt Management and Internal Audit departments till his retirement in year 2016.
He holds a BA degree in Economics (Special Field - Commerce) from University of Kelaniya and a postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Financial Economics. He has read for his MSc in Accounting and Financial Economics at the University of Essex, UK.
Mr. Kandiah Sundararaj counts over 27 years experience in Accounting, Auditing and Tax consulting. He started his career as a Chartered Accountant in 1998 and is currently serving as the Tax Partner in M/s Amarasekera and Company, Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Sundararaj is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Colombo.