Board of Directors

Moksevi Prelis

Mr. Prelis counts over 27 years of experience in the banking sector, of which 21 years was in the capacity of CEO/Director of the DFCC Bank (PLC) and the Nations Trust Bank (PLC).

Prior to this he spent 16 years as an Engineer and a Manager in the automobile manufacturing and steel industries in Sri Lanka, UK, Russia and USA. He has held the posts of Chairman Ceylon Electricity Board, Chairman National Institute of Business Management, Chairman Association of Development Finance Institutions of Asia & Pacific (headquartered in Manila), Chairman SME Bank Ltd and Chairman St. Johns National Association of Sri Lanka.

He has served as a Director on the Boards of over 20 companies including BNP-Paribas South Asia Investment Company, HDF Securities (Pvt) Ltd, National Asset Management Ltd, Lanka Ventures (PLC), Commercial Bank of Ceylon, Sampath Bank, Union Bank as well as five state owned institutions.

He holds a Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ceylon, a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Purdue University, USA as a Fulbright Scholar, a Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Administration from Aston University Birmingham, a Certificate in Financial Instruments from New York Institute of Finance and Capital Markets Development Program of the International Law Institute in Washington DC. He is an Alumni of the Harvard Business School with its International Senior Management Program,

Mr. Prelis is a Chartered Engineer of UK, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, a Member of the Institute of Personnel Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers Sri Lanka.

He is currently the Chairman of Capital TRUST Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Capital TRUST Financial (Pvt.) Ltd, Capital TRUST Corporate Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, Capital TRUST Wealth Management (Pvt) Ltd. He is also a Director of the Colombo Stock Exchange and an independent Director of Dialog Axiata (PLC).

Methmal Senavirathne

Methmal Senavirathne currently holds the position of Director/ Chief Financial Officer of Capital TRUST Securities (Pvt) Ltd. In addition, he also serves as the Director/CEO of Capital TRUST Credit (Pvt) Ltd, a Margin Provider licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka. He is also an Executive Director of Capital TRUST Wealth Management (Pvt) Ltd, an Asset Manager licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka. Further, he has been carrying out duties as the Chief Financial Officer of the Capital TRUST Group of companies since September 2009.

Before joining Capital TRUST Group, he worked at Amba Research Lanka (Pvt) Ltd for a period of over four years, where he acquired a wealth of knowledge in global financial markets by providing offshore research and analytics services to some of the leading global investment banks.

Prior to that he was attached to Courtaulds Clothing Lanka (Pvt) Ltd,, a joint venture between MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and Courtaulds, UK. He held several positions during his seven year tenure at Courtaulds where he was involved in management accounting, internal controls and project management. Overall he counts over 20 years of experience in the fields of accounting, management and finance.

Mr. Senavirathne is a Fellow Member of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and a Fellow Member of Chartered Management Accountants (CIMA) UK. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

Sandesh Jayakody - CEO

Sandesh Jayakody currently holds the position of Deputy General Manager of Capital TRUST Securities (Pvt) Ltd. He handles high net worth investors, and State and private institutional funds investing in the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), advising them on their investment decisions.

In addition, he also serves as the Director of Capital TRUST Corporate Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, established to be the corporate finance and deal making arm of Capital TRUST Securities (Pvt) Ltd. He has been with Capital TRUST for 10 years.

Before joining Capital TRUST Securities he worked at HNB Stock Brokers (Pvt) Ltd as an Executive Stockbroker for two years where he gained experience and knowledge of Capital Markets in Sri Lanka. He has experience in the areas of money broking and debt securities and has over 15 years of experience in the field of stock broking and financial markets in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Jayakody holds a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Marketing and Management from the University of Edith Cowan, Western Australia.

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