LEADERSHIP
Board of Directors

Ananda W Atukorala (Chairman)

Mr. Atukorala possesses extensive experience in banking, extending over 35 years, having been with the ANZ Grindlays Banking Group both in Sri Lanka & overseas and having served as Deputy General Manager of ANZ Grindlays Bank; Sri Lanka, Country Manager- Sri Lanka of Mashreq Bank PSC ,former Director of Union Bank PLC and DFCC Bank PLC. He was also an advisor to the Ministry of Policy Development & Implementation.

Presently, he serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director in the following listed entities - United Motors Lanka PLC., Orient Finance PLC. and Colombo City Holdings PLC. He also serves as the Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of UB Finance Company Ltd and as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Pragnya Tech Parks Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd; TVS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., Unimo Enterprises Ltd, Arni Holdings & Investments (Pvt) Ltd., and Unawatuna Boutique Resort (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. Atukorala has also served as a Member of the Technology Initiative for the Private Sector - a USAID sponsored project with the Ministry of Industrial Development, a Member of the Commercial Banking Sector of the Presidential Commission on Finance and Banking and as a Committee Member of the Banker's Club of Sri Lanka. He was a former Director of the Sri Lanka Banks Association (Guarantee) Ltd. and the Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka (CRIB).

He holds a BSc (Univ. of Leeds, UK), MTT (North Carolina State Univ., USA) and a MBA.

Vajira Kulatilaka

Mr. Kulatilaka holds a BSc in Civil Engineering with First Class Honours from the University of Moratuwa and an M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK

Mr. Kulatilaka is the CEO of the Investment Banking cluster of the NDB Group and is a Director of NDB Investment Bank, NDB Securities (Pvt) Limited and NDB Wealth Management Limited. He is at present the Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange and counts for over 29 years of experience in Banking and Finance and Capital Market operations in Sri Lanka.

Faizan Ozman

Mr. Faizan Ozman currently serves as the Group Chief Financial Officer of National Development Bank PLC (NDB). He counts over 20 years of management experience and exposure both locally and internationally across a wide spectrum of banking and financial services such as corporate banking, risk management, operations and strategic planning.

He has also attended executive leadership training programmes at Insead, France and Stanford, USA. Prior to joining NDB, Mr. Ozman served as the Head of Risk Management and Compliance/ Chief Risk Officer of Seylan Bank PLC. He has previously served at Standard Chartered Bank for a period of 11 years where he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer; playing a lead role in the integration of Standard Chartered Bank with Grindlays, Union Bank and American Express Banks. He has also served at Citibank N.A. from 1990-2009, managing corporate and multinational relationships.

 
 
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