Mr Prabhath is a financier by profession and an internationally certified microfinance expert (Frankfurt School). He has over 20 years of experience in the private sector finance industry. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (sp. Finance) from the University of Southern Queensland, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Financial Administration from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and is a Certified Management Accountant of Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Australia and a member of Charted Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK. He is also a member of Institute of Directors’. He is the winner of the prestigious award "Game Changer of the year 2014” from WCRC, India.
Mrs. Rose Cooray is a senior Director at Hatton National Bank PLC. She is the Chairperson of HNB Assurance PLC and HNB General Insurance LTD. Also serves as a director on the Boards of Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC and Ceylon Investments PLC. She is the chairperson of the Board Integrated Risk Management Committee of HNB. Mrs.Cooray is a retired Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka where she served for over 35 years. Whilst at the Central Bank, She served as the, Vice Chairperson of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, Secretary to the Monetary Board and as a member on a number of national level committees covering a variety of subjects. She represented the Monetary Board on the Board of West Coast Power (PVT) LTD. On release from the Central Bank to the Ministry of Finance she served in the capacity of Director General Fiscal Policy and Economic Affairs Department for nearly six years, and represented the Government on the Boards of DFCC bank, Sri Lanka Institute of information Technology, Sri Lanka Telecom, Ceylon Electricity Board, DE La Rue Currency and Security Print (PVT) Ltd, Export Development Board, and National Housing Development Authority. Mrs. Cooray has extensive experience in policy making and implementing projects and programs especially in the area of regional development and microfinance and has been a resource person at national and international seminars in these areas. She is a certified trainer in Micro Finance by the Asian Development Bank and Tokyo Development Learning Centre. She has wide experience in negotiating loans with multilateral and other donors as well as bilateral trade agreements on behalf of the government.
She holds a BA (Hon.) degree from University of Ceylon,Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and M.Sc, degree from Strathclyde University ,UK.
Mr Dissanayake counts over 15 years of experience covering banking sector and capital markets. He currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of Hatton National Bank PLC.
Mr Dissanayake is a CFA Charter holder, a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He also holds a bachelors’ degree in Business Administration from the University of Colombo.
In addition to being on the Board of HNB Grameen Finance Ltd, Mr Dissanayake is also a Director of HNB Assurance PLC, HNB General Insurance Ltd, Acuity Partners (Pvt) Ltd, Acuity Securities Ltd and Lanka Ventures PLC.
Mr Dissanayake chairs the Board Audit Committee and also a member of the Board Strategy Review Committee.
Mr. Mahinda Perera is currently practicing as a Commercial Lawyer and a Business Consultant and counts many years of experience in advising on Commercial, Corporate and Employment Law as well as on compliance and regulatory aspects. In addition to providing legal advise, he also provides business consultancy services.
He is also a qualified Management Accountant [FCMA (UK), GCMA] and an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Jayawardenepura University. The count over 25 years of professional experience in the commercial sector as a Director/ Chief Executive Officer of of listed and unlisted companies before moving into the legal field. At present, Mr. Perera is an Independent Director of Prime Finance PLC and Industrial Asphalts (Ceylon) PLC.