D A De Zoysa

Chairman – Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. De Zoysa serves on the boards of Capital Alliance Holdings Limited and Capital Alliance Limited as Chairman. He possesses over 20 years of experience in the fields of manufacturing, IT, Finance, HR Consulting, Leisure, Risk Management and Insurance Services.

In addition to his positions at CAL, Mr. De Zoysa also functions as Managing Director of Associatied Electrical Corporation Ltd., CEO of ADZ Insurance Brokers (Pvt) Ltd and Red Dot Tours (Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. and as a Director of Uga Escapes (Pvt) Ltd. Furthermore, he also holds board positions in several private entities AEC Properties (Pvt) Ltd. and Commercial Agencies (Ceylon) (Pvt) Ltd.

He also functioned as a Non-Executive Independent Director of Orient Garments Limited, which was once a subsidiary of the Fisco Group before its divestment in 2011.

Mr. De Zoysa holds a Bachelors of Business in Finance and IT from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.

W A T Fernando

Chief Executive Officer - CAL Group

Mr. Fernando counts 30 years of multi-faceted experience in Sri Lankan capital markets. He is a long-standing Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) holds an MA in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo.

He is currently the Managing Director/ of Capital Alliance Holdings Limited and Ceylon Tea Brokers PLC whilst also being the Chairman of Capital Alliance Securities (Pvt) Ltd. and being Capital Alliance Investments Ltd. He holds board positions in several other companies including Capital Alliance Partners Limited, Capital Alliance Investments Limited, Senkadagala Finance Company Ltd, First Media Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, ADZ Insurance Brokers (Pvt) Ltd, Finnovation (Pvt) Ltd and Amazing Adventures Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

N T M S Cooray

Non-Executive – Non-Independent Director

Shiromal Cooray is the Managing Director of Jetwing Travels (Private) Ltd, one of the leading destination management companies in Sri Lanka. With diverse experience in a number of industries, Shiromal also holds 19 other directorates in hotels, finance, investment banking, commodity brokering, advertising and PR agencies.

Hailing from a background in finance and management, Shiromal holds an MBA from the University of Colombo, is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK, and a former Finance Director of J. Walter Thompson Ltd (Colombo) along with work experience in the UK and Hong Kong. She is also the current Chairman of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID), and past President of the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators. Shiromal is currently a Board Director of Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC.

Jeevan William

Non-Executive Independent Director

Jeevan has over 25 years of investment banking and capital market experience having held senior positions with leading global investment banks, which include Bank of America and Morgan Stanley in London, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Sydney. His industrial expertise complements and further strengthens CAL’s well-earned reputation and pre-eminent leading positions in Corporate Finance, Advisory, Debt Capital Markets and Funds Management.

R J Arasaratnam

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. Arasaratnam counts over 19 years of experience in the field of travel, tour operations and other travel fields. Holding 3 directorates within the Jetwing Group, including the Group Executive Director for Jetwing Air (Pvt) Ltd, he specializes in the marketing functions of the Group.

Vish Govindasamy

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. Govindasamy was appointed to the Capital Alliance Holdings Limited Board as an independent Non-Executive Director in September 2016.

He currently functions as the Group Managing Director of Sunshine Holdings PLC.

His crowning achievement was in 1998, when he drove his company towards downstream exposure, by successfully entering the branded tea segment in Sri Lanka. Today, it enjoys market leadership position. Group Managing Director of the holding company since 2009, he has successfully transformed a tightly-held family run company into a respected diversified holdings company and more importantly, leveraged the TATA relationship to expand the Group’s footprint for market expansion. Prior to moving to the holding company, he joined in 1997 as CEO of Watawala Plantations PLC, a diversified Plantation Management company set up via a JV with Tata’s.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a MBA from the University of Hartford, USA. Before moving back to Sri Lanka, he held several leadership roles in both Finance and Management, specializing in the Educational Institutions.

Kasturi Wilson

Non-Executive Independent Director

Kasturi Wilson is the Managing Director of Hemas Pharmaceuticals, Hemas Logistics and the Maritime Sector of Hemas Holdings PLC while serving as a Non-executive Director of Morrisons PLC. In addition, Kasturi currently holds the position of Senior Vice President of the Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry of Sri Lanka.

Kasturi is a Harvard Business School Alumni, a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK and has served on the board of CIMA. She is a member of the sub-committee on Economic, Fiscal and Policy Planning of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and also serves as a member of the National Agenda committee for Logistics and Maritime.