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Mr. W. S. P. Arangala

Mr. W. S. P. Arangala

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Priyalal Aranagala has over 25 years of experience in the field of finance, of which 12 years has been in the field of Micro Finance. He holds MSc. in Finance from Asia e university of Malaysia. His acumen for finance and the vast experience in the Micro Finance industry has earned himself the key position of Chief Operating Officer in the company.

Mr. Arangala played a leading and pivotal role in   obtaining the license of a License Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to HNB Grameen Finance Limited in 2009. In recognition of his contribution he was appointed a Director of the company in 2010. Prior to that Arangala served in the board of Ceylinco Grameen Group and Grameen Micro Credit Company Limited.

Subsequent to restructure of the company consequent to acquisition of the controlling stake of the company by the leading real estate organization, Prime lands (Pvt.) Ltd in June 2011, he was appointed as Director MIS and Compliance which he voluntarily relinquished in November 2014 to facilitate the restructure the management under the CBSL initiated financial Sector Consolidation Program subsequent to HNB PLC acquiring the controlling stake of the company.

Arangala is a CBA of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka. He also holds a diploma in business studies, accounting and auditing and is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians in Sri Lanka and Associated Certified Professional Manager from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers.  He counts for 18 years of auditing experience holding very senior positions in leading auditing firms in Sri Lanka.   

Mr. R. M. P Dayawansa

Mr. R. M. P Dayawansa

Deputy General Manager- SME & Leasing

Dayawansa is a banking professional with over 34 years of extensive and diverse work experience at Hatton National Bank in the fields of bank Branch / Regional Management, Marketing, leasing, Retail /Commercial banking and Deposit Mobilization He received training at Mt. Eliza Executive Education, Melbourne Business School, Australia, National University of Singapore (NUS), and the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).He is a past President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). He holds a MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), is a Fellow of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (FIB), a Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing – UK (FCIM) , a Fellow of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (FSLIM).

Mr. Bimal Seneviratne

Mr. Bimal Seneviratne

Deputy General Manager - Fixed Deposits and Savings

Bimal has over 12 years of experience in the microfinance industry. Having gained most of his experience HNB Grameen, Bimal has gained vital experience in marketing financial products and thus a proven asset to the organization in his present capacity.

Mr. Ruwan Fernando

Mr. Ruwan Fernando

Deputy General Manager – Human Resources and Administration

Ruwan brings to the organization over 15 years of industry experience. Commencing his carrier in microfinance at HNB Grameen, Ruwan has proven to be an asset to the organization through his commitment and skill in HRM. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In his present capacity at HNB Grameen his experience and exposure in the industry as well as his academic influence contributes immensely.

Mr. Annesley Fernando

Mr. Annesley Fernando

Deputy General Manager – Branch Network

With over 15 years of experience in the microfinance industry, Annesley’s knowledge and experience in the organization has gained him the skill in ensuring the entire operation runs smoothly; he is recognized as a well-rounded microfinance professional. Annesley holds a diploma in microfinance.

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka

Assistant General Manager – Risk and Compliance

Ramesh is a micro financier as well as a marketer. With over 20 years of work experience in these fields has moulded him to be the ideal candidate to handle risk and compliance of an organization such as this. He holds a postgraduate diploma in Business Administration, a BSc in Business Administration, and a diploma in International Trade, Shipping and Logistics. He also holds a certificate in microfinance from the Institute of Bankers, Sri Lanka.

Mr. Mahinda Tissa

Mr. Mahinda Tissa

Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

With more than 12 years of experience in the microfinance industry, Mahinda brings to his present position in the organization experience from key sectors in the industry. He began his career at HNB Grameen and gained experience in in the various aspects of operating a microfinance organization. His experience in the industry in complimented by a professional qualification; a diploma in microfinance.

Mr.Kamal Priyanga

Mr.Kamal Priyanga

Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

Kamal has worked in the microfinance industry for over 15 years. He began his career at HNB Grameen and his proven commitment to the organization as well as the industry along with the skill and knowledge he gained through work experience soon gained him well earned promotions within the organization. He holds a diploma in microfinance balancing his industry expertise with professional qualifications.

Mr.M.Pathum Sampath Cooray

Mr.M.Pathum Sampath Cooray

Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

With over 12 years of experience in the microfinance industry Pathum has gained expertise in the various aspects of the industry as well as the business. His tenure with HNB Grameen started as a Field Executive in 2001 and with his proven capabilities rose the ranks to what he is today. He holds a diploma in microfinance.

Mr. Prabath Kathriarachchi

Mr. Prabath Kathriarachchi

Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

Prabath has over 12 years of experience in the microfinance industry. He joined HNB Grameen in during his tenure with the organization he gained experience in the core areas of operations in a microfinance business. He holds a Diploma in Microfinance, Diploma in Business Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management.

Mr. Pradeepa Dias

Mr. Pradeepa Dias

Assistant General Manager - CIO

With over 20 years of experience in the field of information technology, both locally and internationally, Pradeepa has ICT sector exposure in all business verticals supporting many leading organizations. His tenure with HNB Grameen spans over three years. He is an undergraduate at PIM and a member of the British Computer Society, and CISCO and Microsoft Certified professional.

Mr.Manjula Kumara Munasinghe

Mr.Manjula Kumara Munasinghe

Head of Business System Development

Manjula has over 12 years of experience in the microfinance industry. He began his career at HNB Grameen as an account assistant gained extensive and invaluable experience in the industry sector in general and in related concepts and accounting practices in specific, through his tenure with the organization.

Mr. H.D Sameera Chandranath Gunasekara

Mr. H.D Sameera Chandranath Gunasekara

Chief Accountant

A financier by profession Sameera has over 12 years of experience in the microfinance industry. Sameera holds an Executive Diploma in Business and Accounting, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Finance and a National Certificate in English for Commerce Industry.

Mr. Anura Udawaththe

Mr. Anura Udawaththe

Head of Training

With over 10 years of experience in the industry, Anura is competent in HRM and training and development. His exposure to microfinance industry was through his tenure at HNB Grameen though which he gained hands-on experience necessary for the industry sector. Anura holds a Certificate in Human Resource Management and a Diploma in Microfinance.

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