Capital TRUST Wealth Management (Pvt) Ltd.
Capital Trust Wealth Management (Pvt) Ltd was established to provide bespoke wealth management solutions to clients tailored to meet their specific investment objectives and risk appetite under the exclusive brand name ‘The Private Office’.
Combining decades of local and international wealth management track record and experiences, our investment professionals adopt an active investment strategy aimed to achieve capital growth and wealth creation over a defined investment time horizon. Active management of investments allow greater opportunity for generating positive returns and minimizing risks through diversification while also taking advantage of market volatility.
Our professionals seek attractive investment opportunities in listed equities, corporate debt and government securities when structuring an investment solution designed to meet a client’s specific investment goals in a highly dynamic market environment. Our investment process is rigorous and is underpinned by robust research with investment strategy based on both quantitative and qualitative factors that are targeted to produce an optimal portfolio designed to generate above market performance. Our main goal is to provide sustainable returns to clients over the longer term by adopting a multi-asset class approach that can generate strong value by diversifying across asset classes and styles to maximise returns during market upturns while minimizing risks during periods of market turbulence.
Board of Directors
Chairman / Chief Executive Officer
Entering into the financial services industry in 1991, through Capital TRUST Securities (Pvt) Ltd. today, Capital TRUST Holdings Group spans 30 fully owned subsidiaries in diverse business interests including Stock Broking, Wealth Management, Margin Trading, Corporate Finance, Education, Information Technology, Packaging and Investments.
Tushan is the Managing Director/CEO of Capital TRUST Securities (Pvt) Ltd, the Stock Brokering firm ranked number One in terms of Transaction Turnover, Brokerage Turnover and the number of Transactions in year 2021, FY 2021/22 and in year 2022. He has been credited with arranging many of the strategic transactions in the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and developing Sri Lanka’s leading stock broking firms with the largest local client base serviced through five branches.
With Tushan’s visionary guidance Capital TRUST Residencies (Pvt) Ltd., though a new entrant to the sector of property development, has won many awards at the Asia Property Summits including Best Boutique Developer (Sri Lanka) 2018, Best Mid End Condo Development (Sri Lanka) 2018, Best Affordable Condo (Sri Lanka) 2018, Best Condo Development (Sri Lanka) 2017 and Best Residential Interior Design (Sri Lanka) 2017. He has been instrumental in steering Capital TRUST Properties (Pvt) Ltd., to becoming a fully-fledged Real Estate solutions provider with its own portfolio of properties comprising of several office buildings, apartments, houses and lands as well as dominance in property brokering.
Tushan, as the Founder Director had the foresight in 1996 to establish Shakthi Institute, the leader in English Medium education in the G.C.E Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examinations with over 10,000 registered students.
He is the Deputy Chairman of ALFT Packaging Co. (Pvt) Ltd, the largest flexible packaging companies in Sri Lanka. Previously he was a Director of Lanka ORIX Leasing Co. PLC (2001 to 2009), People’s Merchant Finance PLC (2012 to 2015), and E Channeling PLC.
Tushan received the ‘Asia’s Greatest Leaders 2018’ Award at Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2018 award ceremony in Singapore in April 2019. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Edith Cowan University in Australia.
Director / Chief Executive Officer
Lesley possess over 20 years’ experience in investment management covering both emerging and developed markets. He has served in the capacity of Head of investments and Senior Fund Manager for several international bulge bracket organisations. He served as Director, Multi Asset Class Solutions for Credit Suisse as well as Director, Asset Management and Senior Fund Manager for NDBIB where he also served in the capacity of Director, Head of Equities Trading for the group. He has also handled several multi-billion-dollar M & A and private equity transactions and has been a regular commentator on the capital markets. Leslie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, Member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), and Member of the Australasian Institute of Banking & Finance, Australia.
Director / Chief Financial Officer
Methmal is a Director and the Chief Financial Officer of Capital Trust Securities (Pvt) Ltd and has been the Chief Financial Officer of Capital TRUST Group of companies for the past 13 years. He is also a Director of Capital Trust Credit (Pvt) Ltd., a licensed Margin Trading Provider and Capital Trust Wealth Management (Pvt) Ltd., a licensed Asset Manager. He was a former Director of People’s Merchant Finance PLC.
Prior to joining Capital Trust Group, Methmal was attached to Amba Research, the largest capital markets specialist outsourcing firm, where he engaged with several global investment banks and fund management companies providing investment research support services.
Before that he worked as the Business Process Assurance Manager of Sara Lee Courtaulds, a UK based apparel conglomerate of consumer goods giant Sara Lee Corporation in the US, after holding several finance related positions in Courtaulds Clothing Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a Joint Venture partnership of MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. Methmal is a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants UK, a Fellow of Chartered Management Accountants UK and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He counts 25 years of experience in the fields of Accounting and Finance.
Mrs. Wickramasinghe is an Executive Director of Capital TRUST Holdings Limited and most of its subsidiaries. She heads the Real Estate cluster of the Group.
She initially worked at DFCC Bank and Maersk Lanka. Thereafter she was the founder Director / Head of Corporate Training at Skills Lanka Limited, where she was instrumental in securing training for employees of a number of large companies and organizations in Sri Lanka.
Having studied in Nigeria, Australia and Hong Kong throughout her academic career, she brings in a new perspective to doing business in Sri Lanka.
She has obtained a BBA and a MBA from Edith Cowan University, Australia.