Our Board of Directors

Sudath Jayasundara
Acting Chairman Non Independent Non-executive.
Appointed to the Board in February 2013

    Mr. Sudath Jayasaundara, an Attorney at Law joined Bimputh on 13th February 2013. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Colombo University and also a Diploma in International Affairs from the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies. He also serves on the Boards of Harischandra Mills Matara PLC, Bogawantalawa Plantations PLC, Metropolitan Resources PLC and Sithara Limited

    Chamindra Gamage
    Executive Deputy Chairman
    Appointed to the Board in March 2013

      Mr. Chamindra Gamage joined the Board of Directors on the 8th March 2013. He holds both an Msc. in Accounting and Finance and a Bsc. (Hons) in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before elevation to the Board, Chamindra served the Company as the General Manager – Marketing and Business Development since April 2011. Prior to joining Bimputh Finance, Chamindra has served at diversified conglomerates including MAS Capital and Sampath Chinkara Securities. Presently, he also holds directorship in several of Daya Group’s subsidiaries.

      Manjaree Gamage
      Non-independent Non-executive Director
      Appointed to the Board in October 2016

        Ms. Manjaree Gamage holds a BA. In economics from the University of Durham. She also has a MSc. in Management and Human Resources from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Charted Institute of Personal Development.

        Ms. Manjaree has worked for Global insurance and Human capital consultancy firm Willis Towers Watson and has prior experience at leading companies in Sri Lanka, Such as Daya Group of companies and MAS Holdings. She currently holds the Managing Director position at Blue Diamonds Jewellery Worldwide PLC.

        Sudarshana Piyatillake
        Independent Non-executive Director
        Appointed to the Board in October 2016

          Mr. Kariyawasam Pathirage Chandrasoma Sudarshana Piyathilaka has over 25 years of extensive managerial experience in hte banking and Finance sector.

          As a career banker at Indian overseas bank, a leading international bank, He has had comprehensive exposure to all areas of commercial banking covering imports/exports, Foreign exchange dealing, Fund management, Remittances, HR & Administration , Operations, Customer relations, Credit.

          He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Bimputh Finance in 2010.

          Mr. Piyathilaka has also served as a banking & investment consultant to several private sector SME’s in construction, F&B, Retails and Import export sectors.

          He holds professional qualifications from the institute of Data Processing Management(IDPM) London, NIBM diploma in computer system design from the National Institute Of Business Management, Colombo. Part qualifications from the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.

          Upali Hettiarachchi
          Independent Non-executive Director
          Appointed to the Board in May 2021

            Mr Upali Hettiarachchi counts over 35 years’ experience in the banking and financial sector in Sri Lanka.

            Mr. Hettiarachchi joined the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in 1983 and retired from the Central Bank service effective from 25th January 2019. Since retirement, Mr Hettiarachchi held several positions, including

            •  Financial Consultant of Agriculture Sector Modernization Project Financed by World Bank
            • CEO / General Manager Housing Development Finance Corporation Bank (HDFC).
            Mr. Hettiarachchi is visiting lecturer at the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (IBSL) and center for banking studies of CBSL and delivers lectures on legal background of the Financial Market, Activities Authorized Institutions and Risk of Investing in Unauthorized Institutions, Non-Banking Financial Businesses, Survey of Financial Market and Micro Finance lending. Mr. Hettiarachchi has written several journal articles relating to the Banking and Financial industry in Central Bank Publications.

            He holds an M.Com from University of Kelaniya (Course works are completed & Research is being conducted), B.com (Special) University of Kelaniya, Bachelor of Law Degree from Open University of Sri Lanka, Attorney-at-Law — Sri Lanka Law College, Diploma in English for Academic Purposes from the University of Colombo and a FCPM from Institute of Certified Professional Managers.

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