Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. de Silva brings 25 years of managerial, financial and advisory acumen. He has held several senior management positions including that of Chief Financial Officer for Level (3) Communications in Europe, a NASDAQ quoted company, from 2000 to 2002 and Head of Financial Planning for British Telecommunications PLC from 1996 to 1999.
Since moving back to Sri Lanka in 2002 he worked for MAS Holdings in a variety of roles and established its supply chain management function, set up the MAS training centre and was the Chief Executive Officer of the MAS Investment Division from 2008 to 2011. He currently serves as a management consultant to clients in the investment, manufacturing, property development and IT sectors and promotes competency development in negotiation and influencing skills and team development.
He currently serves as a management consultant to clients in the investment, manufacturing, property development and IT sectors and promotes competency development in negotiation influencing skills and team development. Chandana is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and in Sri Lanka. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Management from the University of London, UK.
Other principal appointments Non-Executive Director: First Capital Holdings PLC, Kelsey Developments PLC, Premier Synthetic Leather Manufacturers (Private) Limited, Eureka Technologies (Private) Limited, 24/7 Techies (Private) Limited, Sea-Change Partners Lanka (Private) Limited.