Board of Directors

Sujeewa Kumarapperuma
Director

Sujeewa Kumarapperuma holds a BSc. Degree in Physical Science with a Second Class Upper from the University of Colombo. He started his career as a Management Trainee at Ceylinco Insurance PLC – General Division in 1992. In 1993, he was absorbed to the newly established Actuarial Division of Ceylinco Insurance PLC – Life Division as an Actuarial Trainee. In 2009, he appointed as the Head of the Actuarial Division. During his career, he has headed the Group Insurance Division, Reinsurance Division and the Investment Division of Ceylinco Life. Sujeewa is a member of the Strategic Planning Team of the Company (since year2003), the Operational Investment Committee of the Company (since 2009) and the Executive Risk Management Committee. He is also a member of the Financial Risk Committee, which is a Sub-Committee established under the Ceylinco Life Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework. Currently he serves as the Deputy General Manager – Actuarial services at Ceylinco Life Insurance Ltd. He possesses over 23 years of professional experience in the Actuarial field.

Sujeewa is a founder member/associate of the Actuarial Association of Sri Lanka and a life member of the MBA Alumni Association of the University of Colombo.

Asoka Sirisena
Director

A Chartered Insurer by profession, Asoka Sirisena is a Fellow Member of Chartered Insurance Institute of UK and has completed the Diploma in Medical Underwriting of the Assurance Medical and Underwriting Society, UK.

Asoka joined Ceylinco Life in 2003. He currently serves as the Deputy General Manager – Technical and as the Specified Officer of Ceylinco Life, appointed under the Regulation of the Insurance Industry Act by the Insurance Board of Sri Lanka (IBSL). Asoka counts over 25 years of experience in the Life Insurance industry. Asoka is a member of the Strategic Planning Team of the Company. He is also a member of the Executive Risk Management Committee and heads the Insurance and Demographic Risk Committee, which is a Sub-Committee established under the Ceylinco Life Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework. He is the incumbent President of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII) and also serve as the Chairperson of the Life Insurance Forum of the Insurance Association of Sri Lanka (IASL).

Hemantha Chandana
Director

Hemantha Chandana holds a BSc degree in Management Special (Public) Degree with Second Class honors from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He started his career form KPMG Sri Lanka and Maldives as an audit trainee. Since then, he served for Singapore Informatics Computer Institute (Pvt.) Ltd., Ceylinco Healthcare Services Ltd and Ceylinco Insurance PLC (Life division).

Currently he serves as a Senior Manager – Finance of Ceylinco Life Insurance Ltd. He possesses over 14 years of professional experience in the field of Finance. He is a member of the Executive Risk Management Committee, which is established under the Ceylinco Life Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework. Hemantha is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, an Associate member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka and a founder member of the Commonwealth Association of Accountants.

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