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Mr. Mohan Joseph Ratnayake

Chairman


Mr. Ratnayake is a Chartered Management Accountant by profession and currently functions as the Managing Director of Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd. He serves as an Independent Director of several companies and on audit committees. He was the Chairman of the Committee that floated Sri Lanka’s first Internationally Listed USD Bond for the expansion of Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel, a leading telecom services provider in Sri Lanka, successfully obtaining an international rating for Sri Lanka Telecom when the sovereign had not been rated. Mr. Ratnayake has an MBA and is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.

Mr. Mohamed Hisham Jamaldeen

Executive Director


Mr. Jamaldeen is a finance professional with over 19 years of experience and a seasoned commercial property investor and advisor. Mr. Jamaldeen serves as a Director of Hayleys PLC, Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC, Haycarb PLC, Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC, Singer Industries (Ceylon) PLC, Regnis (Lanka) PLC. He is the Founding Managing Director of Steradian Capital Investments (Pvt) Ltd. and is responsible for financing, corporate structuring, acquisitions and development. He has also been the Executive Director of a number of real estate companies, focusing on commercial property investment and development. He is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, UK and holds a degree in Engineering and Business from the University of Warwick, UK.

Mr. Archie Buckland Warman

Executive Director


Mr. Warman is a qualified Chartered Surveyor. He has practiced in commercial and residential real estate and has been involved in investment brokerage, leasing and letting, valuations and developments appraisals property management, landlord and tenant law and asset management initially in the city and West End of London at Hexell Wylie (now Savills). Mr. Warman was the property Director at Newbridge Capital Investments Limited, a property investments and development company, transacting directly into UK commercial and London residential markets. He is the Founder Managing Director of Steradian Capital Investments (Pvt) Ltd. Archie achieved a MA in Property valuation and Law at Cass Business School (City University – London) and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Archie achieved an MA in Property Valuation and Law at Cass Business School (City University London) and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He is the Founder / Managing Director of Steradian Capital Investments (Pvt) Ltd and concentrates on asset management initiatives, marketing, development, equity raising and investor reporting.

Mr. Terrence Charles Smith

Non Executive Director


Mr. Smith is a Fund Manager, former FTSE CEO and author of bestselling book ‘Accounting for Growth’ with over four decades working in international finance. He began his career at Barclays Bank, before becoming a stockbroker at W Greenwell & Co in London and a top rated bank analyst. Mr. Smith led the management buy-out of the Stockbroker Collin Stewart, which was floated on the London Stock Exchange, and later became the Chairman of Collins Stewart and Chief Executive of the interdealer broker Tullett Prebon. In 2010, Mr. Smith founded Fundsmith, a fund management company that runs one of the most popular global equity funds in the UK, with an AUM of over £25 billion. In 2012, he was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to New Zealand-UK relations.

Mr. Ian Joseph McVeigh

Non Executive Director


Mr. McVeigh commenced his career as a Stockbroker at Sheppards and Chase and subsequently moved to UBS during the period 1979-1998. Later, he took on the role of Fund Manager between 1998-2003, at Schroder Investment Management, a British multinational asset management company. He was mandated to manage institutional and mutual funds including the Schroder Income Fund. From 2004- 2015, he was a Senior Fund Manager at Jupiter Asset Management, running the UK Growth Fund with assets of circa £1 billion. From 2015-2017, he was Head of Governance for Jupiter Asset Management. He completed his tertiary education at Merton College, Oxford by obtaining a Degree in Modern History.

Mr. Piers Morgan

Non Executive Director


Mr. Morgan is the Chairman and CEO of The Animal Magic Group of Companies. Mr. Morgan is a lifelong entrepreneur, born in London and educated at Harrow School. He finished his higher education qualified in Construction Engineering and Building Management in 1968 whilst indentured to George Wimpey and Co, then one of the largest British Building and Civil Engineering Companies. His early business enterprises, which started in 1969, were quite diverse and included the logistics and leisure industries. In 1988 he moved from the UK to the Netherlands and became involved in the Toy Industry. This resulted in the foundation of what has grown, over the past 30 years, to become The Animal Magic Group, a private company, based in Hong Kong with extensive manufacturing facilities in Southern China and sales across the globe. In the early 90s, before Animal Magic had established its own factories in China, Mr. Morgan manufactured some of his toy products in Sri Lanka. This gave him some insight into the Sri Lankan business environment and a profound love of its natural beauty as well as great respect for the culture of its people.

Mr. Mohamed Firdouse Farook

Non Executive Director


Mr. Farook is an entrepreneur and investor with over 20 years of experience in diversified fields of business including telecommunications, renewable energy, real estate development, venture capital and investment promotion. He served as a member of the Board of Directors at Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) and as Director of other subsidiary companies of SLT. He was the Founding Member and Director of Pan Asian Power PLC. He also serves as a Board Member and Director of several Sri Lankan, Malaysian and Singaporean companies including Lake Side Property Developers (Private) Limited, Omega Group (Private) Limited and Power Hub Green Energy (Private) Limited. He is an old boy of Royal College, Colombo.

Mr. Saravanan Neelakandan

Non Executive Director


Mr. Neelankandan is an Attorney-at-Law and a Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn. He has been practicing in the legal profession for over 13 years and is a Partner of the Law Firm Neelakandan & Neelakandan (formerly Murugesu & Neelakandan) with a wide-ranging legal practice in the areas of commercial law, corporate law, banking and finance law, foreign investment, infrastructure projects and dispute resolution. He is also a Co-Editor of the Bar Association Law Journal.

Mr. Kudagamage Jayantha Pradeep

Non Executive Director


Mr. Pradeep is the Financial Controller of Steradian Capital Investments (Pvt) Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Special) Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura, and he is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.