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OurManagement Team

  • Mr. Rusiru Abeyasinghe, Chief Executive Officer

    Rusiru Abeyasinghe was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of National Asset Management Limited (NAMAL) on 15th August 2018. He brings in over 12 years of fund management experience across multiple asset classes. He holds an MBA from the Cardiff Metropolitan University and is also an Associate Member of the Charted Institute of Management Accountants (UK).

    Prior to his appointment as CEO of NAMAL he served as the Chief Operations Officer of DPMC Assetline Holdings (Pvt) Limited (DPAH). DPMC Assetline Holdings is a member of the David Peiris Group and a wholly owned subsidiary of DP Holdings (Pvt) Limited. Prior to DPAH, Mr. Abeyasinghe served as the Head of Investments at Phoenix Ventures (Pvt) Limited (PVL), which is the parent company of Brandix Lanka Limited and Phoenix Industries Limited. He also served as a nominee Director of PVL at Saffron Aviation (Pvt) Ltd, the operator of Cinnamon Air. Mr. Abeysasinghe was appointed as a director of NAMAL on 1st June 2019.

  • Mr. Charana Jayasuriya, Chief Operating Officer

    Mr. Jayasuriya has over 21 years of experience in the capital markets of Sri Lanka and United Kingdom in asset management, investment banking and financial regulation. Prior to joining NAMAL, Mr. Jayasuriya was Fund Manager for Aegis Fund Management (Pvt) Ltd managing the funds of DCSL Group, including Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd specialising in ­fixed income and foreign currency.

    Mr. Jayasuriya holds a LLB (Hons) Law and LLM in Banking & Finance Law from University College London and completed the Advanced Asset Management Programme at INSEAD and Oxford Fintech Programme from Said Business School, University of Oxford.

  • Mr. Shashi Jayawardena, Head of Wealth Management

    Mr Jayawardena has over 16 years of experience in wealth management. His career in wealth management commenced at Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Sri Lanka and prior to joining NAMAL he served as the Vice President Private Wealth Management at Capital Alliance Investments. He possesses a track record of achievement and significant experience in advising high net worth investors and top corporates on investment options and solutions.

    Mr. Jayawardena holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the Institute of Commercial Management UK and is following a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing at the University of Colombo.

  • Ms. Jennita Fernando, Head of Research

    Ms. Fernando has over 12 years of experience in the financial services sector in the areas of equity research, valuations, accounting and auditing. Prior to joining NAMAL, Ms. Fernando worked as a Senior Research Analyst at Bartleet Religare Securities (Pvt) Ltd, specializing in manufacturing and diversified sectors. She also worked at Lanka Ventures PLC, assisting in the preparation of financial statements and reporting requirements. She also gained external audit experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Pvt) Ltd.

    Ms. Fernando is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA (sp.) Honors) from the University of Colombo.

  • Ms. Subashini Jeganathan, Finance Manager

    Ms. Jeganathan has over 12 years of experience in the Finance sector in the arears of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Auditing. She has worked at DMS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and 24/7 Techies (Pvt) Ltd prior to joining NAMAL.

    Ms. Jeganathan holds an MBA from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK).

  • Mr. Kevin Gosset, Operations Manager

    Mr. Kevin Gosset has over 9 years of experience in operations management. Prior to joining NAMAL he was a member of the operations team at R R Donnelley.

    His corporate career spans experience at Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd, Softlogic Trading (Pvt) Ltd and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors LLP (U.K.).

    Mr. Gosset holds a BA (Hons) in Business Management – Teesside University (UK) and is also certified for Professional Ethical Detailing by Objectives & Establishing Strategic Alliances.

  • Ms. Kajalaksi Pavalanathan, Manager Compliance

    Ms. Pavalanathan has over 4 years of experience in compliance and finance within the areas of Compliance Management, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting. Prior to joining NAMAL she had experience within the Expo Lanka group and Richard Pieris Securities (Pvt) Ltd.

    Ms. Pavalanathan holds BBA degree from University of Colombo. She is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK).