The Board of Directors of Investrust is responsible for the overall direction, supervision and control of the Group.
Sudath Perera – Chairman
An Attorney – at – Law by profession with experience spanning over 23 years in the legal service, Sudath has been with many reputed legal firms in the country in the capacity of a Partner until the establishment of his own law firm in July 2002, namely Sudath Perera Associates and related companies.
The firm is presently one of the leading law firms in the country and specializes in corporate, commercial and criminal litigation, matters relating to taxation, aviation, shipping, arbitration and advising a clientele that spans across all continents.
Sudath is also the pioneer for various other ventures such as IPS and Legal Base. Amongst his accolades, Sudath also serves as a member of INTA, IBA and APAA and the Bar Association of Sri Lanka. He has also been instrumental in changes during his tenure on the Boards of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board and the Export Development Board. As a spearhead in his field Sudath has been invited to various conferences across the globe to share his legal expertise with many MNCs. He is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Investrust Capital (Pvt.) Ltd.
Chaminda Ranatunga – Managing Director
Chaminda has over 23 years of experience in investment banking and has served in several investment banks in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. He is the Director/ CEO of Investrust Capital (Pvt.) Ltd., since it’s incorporation (2005).
He was previously the Assistant General Manager at National Wealth Corporation Ltd. (NatWealth). Prior to joining NatWealth, he was the Head of Debt Markets at SC Capital Ltd. (a JV company of Sampath Bank & Chinkara Capital). From 2000 to 2001, he was the General Manager of VB Corporate Solutions Ltd, Bangladesh, a subsidiary of Vanik Bangladesh Ltd. During his stay at VB Corporate Solutions Ltd, he was responsible for debt capital markets, corporate finance activities and financial training. From 1999 to 2001 he worked as a Senior Manager at Vanik Incorporation Limited, Sri Lanka and prior to that as the Manager – Treasury at Ceylinco Securities and Financial Services Ltd, where he was responsible for managing its Corporate Treasury and Primary Dealership.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Trinity University, USA and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.
Ranil Pathirana – Non-Executive Director
Ranil is the Managing Director of the Hirdaramani Group, Ranil also holds directorships at Sampath Bank, Alumex PLC, Star Packaging (Pvt) Limited, Windforce (Pvt) Ltd, Nirmalapura Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd and Esna Power (Pvt) Ltd. His extensive career includes tenures at John Keells Holdings, CKN Fund Management (subsidiary of JKH), and Vanik Incorporation where he was instrumental in setting up Vanik Bangladesh Securities in Bangladesh. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (FCMA – UK) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.