Senior Management

Kalindu Wickramasuriya
CEO Designate/Head of Operations

Kalindu Wickramasuriya holds a Master of Business Administration specialized in Finance from Cardiff Metropolitan University – United Kingdom, BSc. in Management (Hons) with a Second Class Upper division from the University College Dublin – Ireland. And He is a Level 1 Candidate of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme of CFA Institute USA,
He started his career as an Executive – Investments at the Investment Division of Ceylinco Insurance PLC – Life Division in 2012. In 2016, he was promoted to Assistant Manager – Investments.

Kalindu has over 5 years of experience in investment management with exposure to various investment functions such as Portfolio management, Investment analysis, Liquidity management, Asset liability management and all phases of treasury operations. He is a member of the Financial Risk Committee, which is a Sub-Committee established under the Ceylinco Life Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework.

Chulaka Kumarasinghe
Head of Wealth Management / Fund Manager

Chulaka Kumarasinghe holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration awarded from Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
He holds a Diploma in Portfolio and Investment Management from Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. He has undergone trainings such as Foreign Exchange Market and Exchange Control Regulations in Sri Lanka and He is a level 1 Candidate of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, USA.

Chulaka has over 07 years hands on experience covering key areas such as Treasury (Fixed income securities markets, Money markets and Forex markets), Foreign Exchange services, Portfolio management, Asset Liability Management, Market research and Customer Relationship management of high net worth individuals and top SME and Corporate clients in Local and International Markets.

Chulaka joined Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited in 2013 and currently serves in the capacity of Assistant Manager in the Investment Division where he contributes to manage the Life Insurance Fund of the company by taking strategic decisions, looking into arbitrage opportunities in the financial market to enhance the yield of the portfolio and trading in Government Securities to add value.
He is a member of the Financial Risk Committee, which is a Sub-Committee established under the Ceylinco Life Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework.

Arjuna Ahangama
Fund Manager

Arjuna holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree specialized in Chemical and Process Engineering with Second Class Upper Division from the University of Moratuwa.

He is a passed finalist of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – United Kingdom. And Level 03 candidate of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program, of CFA Institute, USA.

He started his career at Frontier Research (Pvt) Limited in 2015 as an intern focusing on equity and economic research. In 2016, he joined LYNEAR Wealth Management (Pvt) Limited as a Research Analyst, producing buy side equity research for one of the largest equity portfolios in Sri Lanka. He joined Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited in 2017, as an Investment Executive where he is responsible for Treasury Back and Middle office functions. Arjuna has over 2 years of experience in equity research, valuation, portfolio management, Treasury functions.

Gayan Lakmal Alwis

Gayan Lakmal Alwis is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He obtained his first degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and holds an MBA from the ICFAI University, India. He is currently reading for the MSc. in Actuarial Science Programme, conducted by the University of Colombo.

He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers Sri Lanka (IBSL) and have served as a resource person for IBSL for the Certificate in Banking and Finance (CBF) and Diploma in Banking and Finance (DBF) examinations, as a Chief Examiner, Marking Examiner, Moderator and a Visiting Lecturer. Gayan has undergone various international and local intensive trainings such as Risk Management, Integrated Treasury Management, Treasury and Foreign Exchange Operations, Leadership Development Programme, Treasury, Investment and Risk Management.

Gayan has over 15 years of hands on expertise in multi-disciplinary arenas such as Banking, Treasury, Fixed Income, Proprietary Trading, Finance, Actuarial, Risk Management, Asset Liability Management, and Investment. Gayan joined Ceylinco Life in 2013 and currently serves as a Senior Manager – Portfolio.

He is a member of the Executive Risk Management Committee and heads the Financial Risk Committee, which is a Sub-Committee established under the Ceylinco Life Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework.

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