Mr.Jayantha Dharmadasa

Patron (Non Executive)

Appointed to the Board on 11th March 2011. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. A distinguished self-driven business personality with an impressive and amazing track record of successful business management. He has over 42 years of experience in Executive Business Management of which he counts 32 years in the Health Care Industry. He is currently the Chairman of Nawaloka Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, which consists of over 17 Companies under its umbrella. Mr. Dharmadasa has been appointed as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Singapore in Sri Lanka and also a Board Member in multiple organizations. He is a past President of Sri Lanka Cricket Board.

Mr. Dharmadasa was also awarded an ‘Honorary Doctorate’ from Swinburne University of Australia on 20th December 2017, in recognition of his significant contribution in advancing healthcare in Sri Lanka.


Mr.Victor Ramanan

Chairman (Non Executive)

Victor Ramanan is a Sri Lankan born British National residing in London. Being educated in Sri Lanka and the UK, Victor is a B.Sc.Graduate and holds a Diploma in Software Engineering, Business Admin & Sales Techniques (UK). He is a versatile marketer and administrator with more than 30 years of hands-on experience working in many countries including the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Dubai, Bahrain, Germany, France, USA, and Sri Lanka. He has worked in areas such as IT, HR, Marketing and Business Development of which more than 17 years has been in the fields of Oil, Gas, Logistics and the Real Estate sectors.

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Mr Jayaprakash Rudra

Director ( Recoveries)

Appointed to the Board on 11th March 2011. He is a well-established businessman. Currently, he serves as a Director in many other Companies. He has wide experience, especially in the Property Development Sector.

Mr. Jagath Dissanayake

Director (Non Executive)

Jagath Dissanayake is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a Fellow member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka.

He carries over 35 years of Managerial Experience in the fields of Finance, Auditing, Marketing and Operations. Most of the experience and exposure, consociated with him are overseas. He speaks of a broadened intellectual knowledge and capacity of multi-tasking due to the exposure he acquired while working as Group Finance Director/ Group Chief Financial Officer, in many of the multi-national companies around the world and in few Public listed Conglomerates in Sri Lanka. He has held several Board Director positions in companies around the world.

Mr. Chandika Weerakoon

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Chandika Weerakooon has 28 years’ experience in Banking, Finance and Administration out of which 22 years are post qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, out of last 08 Years was also as an Attorney – At – Law, Furthermore he has  held the positions in the “C Suite” (mainly CFO,CRO & CEO) positions in Finance Industry.

Prior to joining Nation Lanka Finance PLC, he served as CEO at Sinhaputhra Finance PLC (SF). Prior to joining SF, he was the DGM / CFO and CRO at Serendib Finance PLC. Furthermore, He also held the position of Senior Manager Finance and CFO at Commercial Credit Limited. Moreover, He has held Position of Finance Controller, Consultant and Project Accountant at Apparel Sector as well.  

He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA), Fellow Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants – UK (ACCA), Fellow member of the Institute of Cost  and Management Accountants of Sri Lanka, An Attorney – At – Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and holds a Master of Business Administration from London Metropolitan University and Graduated in Bachelor of Law Degree from the Open University of Sri Lanka.