Mr. Athula Bandaranayake

Chief Manager – Risk and Management Information Systems (MIS)

Mr Athula counts 17 years experience in finance, strategic planning and MIS. He started his career at Sun Match Company and held key positions at Earl’s Court Group of Companies, Assetline Leasing PLC, and Orient Finance PLC.

He holds an MBA specialisation in Finance from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Finance (CA Sri Lanka), Executive Diploma in Business and Accounting (CA Sri Lanka), and a Diploma in Credit Management (IBSL). He holds a Certificate Course in Leasing and Hire Purchase (IBSL) and Certificate Level of Chartered Tax Advisor (CA Sri Lanka). He is a Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA – Australia).

Ms. Shyamali Pemarathna

Compliance Officer

Ms. Pemarathna has experience of more than 5 years’ in the Risk & Compliance field. She started her career from Kreston MNS & Company as Audit Trainee and joined Swarnamahal Finance PLC as Risk & Compliance Officer and was the Assistant Manager – Risk & Compliance at Orient Finance PLC. She has completed the B.Com. Special Degree from the Sri Jayawardanapura University, a Diploma in Bank Integrated Risk Management at IBSL and hold a Certificate in Accounting and Business of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

Mr. Prabath Jayakody

Head of Internal Audit

Mr Prabath counts over 14 years experience in audit, internal controls, and risk management. He joined PwC as a Trainee Accountant and has held key managerial positions in large organisations in diverse industries including audit and consulting services, apparel, healthcare services and financial services. He was a Consultant to the Board Audit Committee at People’s Merchant Finance PLC prior to being appointed as the Head of Internal Audit. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.

Mr. Sahan Rodrigo

Assistant General Manager – Recovery, Legal & Real Estate

Mr Sahan provides oversight to the entire recovery and legal operations of PMF. He counts over 16 years of extensive experience in the finance industry, particularly in recovery and legal operations. He commenced his career at Seylan Merchant Leasing Ltd., as a Banking Assistant. He has worked at Central Finance PLC and held diverse positions in Softlogic Finance PLC over the past 12 years.

He holds an MBA from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, a Diploma in Credit Management from the Institute of Credit Management, and an NCC International Diploma from the University of Cambridge. He is an Associate Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management.

Mr. Charith Dias

Chief Manager – Trade Finance

Mr. Dias possesses 16 years of experience in the Banking & Finance Sector. He joined the Bank of Ceylon in 2004 as a System Operator (IBCS) and later joined Orient Finance PLC as Junior Executive – Accounts and was the Senior Executive – Treasury & Operations thereafter. He has worked in Frintex Finance Ltd as Relationship Manager – Trade Finance prior to joining with PMF.

Mr. Dias has completed the Diploma in Credit Management at the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (IBSL) and is following the CBF – Foundation Level course at the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (IBSL).