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
Mr. Wickramasinghe is the Chairman/CEO of Capital TRUST Holdings Group of Companies which has expanded into many areas of businesses, including Financial Services, Property Development, Real Estate Solutions, Margin Trading, Investment Advisory, Wealth Management, Information Technology, Education, Packaging and Investments. Mr. Wickramasinghe has been credited for arranging many of the strategic transactions in the Colombo Stock Exchange and under his leadership the company has achieved many significant milestones.
He is the Chairman of ALFT Packaging Co. (Pvt) Ltd. He was also a Director of Lanka ORIX Leasing Co. PLC, People’s Merchant Finance PLC, and E-Channeling PLC.
He is also the Founder Director of Shakthi Institute, an educational institute with over 15,000 registered students.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from the 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
Mr. Senavirathne is the Chief Financial Officer of Capital TRUST Group of companies and Director of Capital Trust Securities (Pvt) Ltd. Mr. Senavirathne is a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK, Fellow of Chartered Management Accountants (CIMA) UK and holds a MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Prior to joining Capital TRUST, he was employed at Amba Research, where he acquired a wealth of knowledge in Global Financial Markets. Prior to that he was attached to Courtaulds Clothing, a Joint Partner of MAS Holdings.
He counts for over 20 years of experience in the fields of Accounting and Finance.
Mrs. Wickramasinghe is a 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, Perth, Australia.