Mr. Alexis Lovell is a Chartered Management Accountant (UK) and holds a Post Graduate Degree in Business Administration (Australia). He enriches the Board with over four decades of experience in the field of Finance & Investment Banking. Mr. Lovell was awarded the Most Distinguished Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Her Majesty the Queen of England for services to Investment Banking.
Mr. Lovell is Chairman of Thinkcube Systems Ltd and Kapitalcorp Ltd and is a member of the Board of Directors of Associated Electrical Corporation Ltd & Real Investment Holdings Pte Ltd. Mr. Lovell is well respected and recognized personality in the banking and financial industry for his deep insight, dynamic leadership, revolutionary concepts and his ability to re-engineer entities and create wealth.
Indrajit Wickramasinghe was appointed as Director/Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Colombo Plc in November 2014. He counts over 32 years of Management experience having worked in the financial and consumer sectors in both local and multinational companies. He holds an MBA from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK, a Member of the Association of Professional Bankers and a Member of the Oxford Business Alumni, University of Oxford.
Prior to his appointment as Director/CEO of Union Bank, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of NDB Bank, where he was responsible for all business areas including Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, SME Banking and Project Finance. Prior to that, he held the position of Vice President in the functions of Human Resources, Marketing and Retail Banking, heading Retail Banking for a period of 7 years. Mr. Wickramasinghe was also a Non-Executive Director of Eagle Insurance/Aviva NDB Insurance, NDB Capital Holdings PLC, NDB Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Development Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and the Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka.
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of UB Finance Co. Ltd and Financial Ombudsman Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Ltd.
Mr. Dambawinne was appointed to the Union Bank of Colombo PLC as Vice President/Head of Treasury on the 15th of October 2015 and retired from office on the 30th of June 2021. He possesses the ACI Dealing certificate from the ACI Financial Markets Association which is an international qualification for Foreign Exchange Dealers and has been involved in the Banking Environment for more than 37 years.
Mr. Dambawinne started his career with HSBC, Colombo from February 1984 to September 1987 and subsequently took an appointment with Sampath Bank PLC from October 1987. In his tenure at Sampath Bank PLC until October 2015, he served as Deputy General Manager - Treasury and Global Business and also served as a Director of the Board of Sampath Centre, which is a fully owned subsidiary of Sampath Bank PLC from January 2014 to October 2015.
Mr. Dassanayake is the Vice President, Strategic Planning and Subsidiaries of DFCC Bank PLC. He counts over 28 years of experience in banking, accounting, and auditing, consulting, and advisory services. He is a director of several subsidiaries and associate companies of DFCC and is also a member of several management committees. He has held positions as the Head of Budgeting and Planning of DFCC Vardhana Bank PLC, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Risk and Operations Officer of Lankaputhra Development Bank and Partner, Audit Assurance and Consulting of BDO Partners Sri Lanka. He holds his Masters from PIM, University of Sri Jayawardenepura and his first degree in Accountancy from the same university. He is also a Fellow member of CA Sri Lanka and an Associate of CIMA UK. He holds Director positions at Lanka Industrial Estates Limited, Lindel Industrial Laboratories Ltd, Lanka Ventures PLC, LVL Energy Fund Limited, DFCC Consulting (Pvt) Limited and Acuity Securities Ltd
Mr. Suren Madanayake had his education at Royal College, Colombo and qualified as a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He was appointed to the Board of ACL Cables PLC in June 1991 and appointed as Managing Director in September 2005. When Kelani Cables PLC was acquired in October 1999, he was appointed as Managing Director of Kelani Cables PLC and Lanka Olex Cables (Private) Ltd which is the holding Company of Kelani Cables PLC. In 2003 he was appointed as Deputy Chairman of Kelani Cables PLC.
He also serves as the Chairman of Resus Energy PLC, Managing Director of ACL Cables PLC and ACL Plastics PLC and Director of Cables Solutions (Pvt) Ltd., Ethimale Plantations (Pvt) Ltd., ACL Electric (Pvt) Ltd., Ceylon Bulbs & Electricals Ltd., ACL Metals & Alloys (Pvt.) Ltd., ACL Polymers (Pvt.) Ltd., ACL-Kelani Magnet Wire (Pvt.) Ltd., Ceylon Copper (Pvt.) Ltd., SM Lighting (Pvt) Ltd., Fab Foods (Pvt.) Ltd., Ceylon Tapioca Ltd., Destination Ceylon (Pvt.) Ltd., CT Land Development PLC and National Asset Management (Pvt) Ltd. He serves as Trustee of CCC Foundation of Sri Lanka, which is an approved charity. He also captained the Royal College 1st XV Rugby team in 1987.
Ms. Siew Bee has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate finance work in Asia, the US and Europe. Her previous positions include Director & Country Manager of Schroders Taiwan, Director of Schroders Hong Kong, Director of Schroders Singapore and Mergers & Acquisitions Director (Asia Pacific) of Monsanto Singapore Pte Ltd. Ms. Siew Bee is a Director of BP De Silva Holdings Pte Ltd., and a number of its subsidiary and associate companies.