Management

G Ramanan

Ramanan has 19 years of experience in the investment banking space in Sri Lanka. He held senior position in business advisory, fund management, commercial banking and investment banking. Ramanan was the head of investment banking at Hatton National Bank and CEO of HNB Securities in Sri Lanka where he was directly involved in handling the full array of investment banking services and executed several landmark transactions. Ramanan is a CFA charter holder and a management accountant, and obtained his MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

He is a Director of Capital TRUST Financial (Pvt.) Ltd, Capital TRUST Wealth Management (Pvt.) Ltd and Capital TRUST Money Brokers (Pvt.) Ltd.

Sherman Gunatillake

Sherman now counts 19 years of experience in Investment Banking (IB), Capital Markets, Equity Research, Asset Management, Private Equity, Mergers, Acquisitions coupled with macro level policy formation & implementation in a spectrum of development clusters in the economy including the Capital Markets.

He started his career at Jardine Fleming (Presently J.P.Morgan) as a Banking Analyst and then was promoted as a Manager Investment Banking level within a short period of time.

He has taken a further step in his career moving into Asset Management and was directly responsible in managing over US$10m equity portfolio as the Head of Capital Markets at Janashakthi Insurance Group.

Sherman was invited to join National Council for Economic Development (NCED) as Chief Operating Officer, in the Ministry of Finance, the highest-level policy making body of the Government of Sri Lanka.

Subsequently, he joined Brandix Group, as the CFO at Brandix Textiles Limited and also held positions as the Chief Operating officer at IIFL Securities Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd and Senior Vice President ? Capital Markets at IIFL Capital Ceylon Ltd.

Sherman has a first degree in B.Sc. Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka and Development Economics from the University of Oxford, UK.

Kaushal Mananayake

A Financial Services specialist, with a professional track record of 6 years with a diversified exposure in Capital Markets, Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Auditing and Risk Management.

Having started his professional career at KPMG followed by exposure in Capital Market Developments at Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and then Capital Markets division at Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka, Kaushal projects himself as an ideal combination of know-how in Corporate Advisory and Capital Markets.

Kaushal is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) and Level - II CFA Candidate.

Krishanth Thiyagalingam

During his stay at Ernst & Young, Krishanth has specialized in Due-Diligence, Business valuation, IPO Readiness Programs and M&A related services.

Krishanth is currently specializing in areas of Pre-IPO Restructuring & Advisory, Private Placements, Business Plans, Corporate Valuations and other value added services to clients.

Krishanth is a CIMA passed finalist and CFA Level - II Candidate

Shamila Fernando

During her 2 year professional career at KPMG, Shamila has specialized in Financial Accounting, Internal Controls and External Auditing.

Shamila is currently specializing in areas of IPO?s, Pre-IPO Restructuring & Advisory, Business Plans, Mandatory Offers, Independent Opinions, Portfolio Management and Research on equity, debt and global commodity markets.

Shamila is a CIMA passed finalist.

Dilusha Gamage

Dilusha Gamage is a CIMA passed finalist and is presently studying for her CFA examinations. As an Investment Analyst from 15th June 2010 she has been involved in treasury management and back office operations in portfolio management where she has gained the required experience in money market and share market transactions. She has also gained accounting experience on repo investments and share investments.

Dharanee Pushparajan

Dharanee Pushparajan is partly qualified in CIMA and CIM and has an ICDS Diploma in Computer studies. As an Operations Executive from 15th June 2010 she has acquired the relevant knowledge to handle back office operations in investment transactions. She also manages the accounting function.

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