Board of Directors

Kanrich Chairman

Dr. W. M. Hemachandra – Chairman / Director

B.Sc (Bus Ad) (Hons), Dip. (Acc), MA (Econ), Ph.D (Econ) Dr. Hemachandra was an Assistant Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka with 35 years of experience. Prior to this post he held many senior positions in several departments and being a member in many internal committees in the Central Bank. Dr. Hemachandra holds a First Class (Hons) degree in B.Sc Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura , Masters Degree in Economics from the Simon Fraser University - Canada and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colombo. He also holds a Diploma in Accountancy from Sri Lanka Technical College. In addition, he has undergone many local and foreign training programmes. He also served as a lecturer at the Centre for Banking Studies, a Visiting Lecturer at Universities of Colombo and Kelaniya and the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. He has published many research articles in recognized journals and authored for several books in the field of economics and matters related to Banking Industry.
Kanrich Chairman

Mr. Shiran Weerasinghe - CEO / Executive Director

B. Sc (Acct) (Sp.) Hons, MBA (Aus), FCA, ACMA, MCPM, MIPA (Aus) Mr. Weerasinghe is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He has obtained the Accountancy & Financial Management Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura and completed his MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He started his career at Messrs Ernst & Young. He counts over 20 years of experience and held senior Management positions in several institutions in the field of Finance. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (ACMA), a Member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Australia (MIPA Aus) and a Member of the Professional Managers’ Association (MCPM).

Corporate Management