Our Team

Board of Directors

 

Cecilia Muttukumaru – Chairman

Andrew Hartley – Non Executive, Non Independent Director

Sanjay Niles – Non Executive, Non Independent Director

Zakir Mohamedally – Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer

Deal Team

Zakir Mohamedally

Director / CEO

Zakir has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Corporate Finance, Assurance and Advisory. He joined the CT CLSA Group in 2007 and is currently Director and CEO of the Company. Prior to joining the CT Group, he was working with PricewaterhouseCoopers Sri Lanka. Zakir is Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK.

Ishan Eliyapura

Assistant Vice President

Ishan counts over 5 years experience in the field of Internal Audit, Assurance and Investment Banking. Prior to joining CT CLSA Capital, he was attached to Ernst and Young Sri Lanka, a leading global firm of Chartered Accountants, where he held positions of Audit Trainee, Senior Accountant and Internal Audit Supervisor. He is a passed finalist of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK and holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Business Management from the University College Dublin, Ireland.

Lahiru Sasanka Gunawardena

Assistant Vice President

Lahiru counts over 6 years of experience in Equity Research and Financial Analysis. Prior to joining CT CLSA Capital he was attached to Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation, where he held positions of Delivery Lead and Associate Vice President. Lahiru holds a B.Sc. in Mathematical Finance (Special) from University of Colombo. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK 

Tivanka Perera

Senior Associate

Tivanka counts over 5 years work experience in Internal Audit & Assurance, Deal Advisory and Investment Banking. Prior to joining CT CLSA Capital, he held the position of Associate Consultant in the Deal Advisory Division of KPMG, Sri Lanka. Prior to his stint at KPMG, he was at PwC, Sri Lanka where he functioned as Senior Audit Associate in Internal Audit & Assurance Services in addition to which he also participated in M&A Advisory and External Audit assignments. Tivanka is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK and is currently a CFA level 2 candidate.

Venkadesh Ramraj

Senior Associate

Venkadesh has over 5 years of work experience in Deal Advisory and Financial Reporting. Prior to CT CLSA Capital, he held the position of Consultant in Transaction Services, KPMG, Sri Lanka. During his tenor in KPMG, he also participated in a three months secondment program in the Advisory division of KPMG, Maldives. Venkadesh is an Affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), UK and is currently reading for a MSc in Applied Finance at University of Sri Jayawardenepura.