Mr. Ananda Seneviratne

Mr. Ananda Seneviratne

Managing Director (Executive Director)

Possessing over 36 years of working experience in various local and international Institutions, Mr. Seneviratne is a fellow member of the Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka. He graduated in the Business Administration field from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura and proceeded in acquiring a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colombo.

Mr. Seneviratne served at Nestle Lanka Limited for a period of 17 years from May 1991 to June 2008, performing duties at various Senior Managerial levels. His tenure at Nestle commenced as the Head of Internal Audit and continued in the same position until 1995. Thereafter, he moved to the Financial Accounting Department as the Head of Financial Accounting in 1995, and in 1999 he was transferred to Nestle Middle East as the Business Excellence Manager until 2002 and assumed duties as the Head of Procurement in Nestle Lanka Limited subsequently. In 2008, he joined Loadstar (Pvt) Ltd as Director/General Manager of Procurement and continued up to 2009. Subsequently, he joined Assetline Leasing Company Limited in 2009 as Director Operations and was promoted as the Chief Executive Officer in 2015.

Appointed to the Board:
Appointed and assumed duties as the Managing Director (Executive Director) of Siyapatha Finance on the 1st of March 2019.

Current Appointments:
Mr. Seneviratne serves as the Vice Chairman of the Finance Houses Association of Sri Lanka and a Member of the Faculty Advisory Committee for the Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Sri Lanka representing the Finance Houses Association of Sri Lanka (FHA).

Former Appointments:
Chairman of the Leasing Association of Sri Lanka from 2016 to 2018 and simultaneously he was a Board Member of the Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka (CRIB) and David Pieris Global Ventures (Pvt) Ltd.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
He currently serves as a member of the Board Integrated Risk Management Committee, the Board Credit Committee, the Board Information Technology Committee, the Board Corporate Governance Committee and, the Board Related Party Transaction Review Committee of Siyapatha Finance PLC. He attends the Board Human Resource & Remuneration Committee and the Board Audit Committee meetings of Siyapatha Finance PLC by invitation.