Leadership Team

Prasansani Mendis | Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Prasansini Mendis joined the NDB Group in 1990. She holds a B Com (Special) Degree and is a CIMA Finalist. Prior to joining NDB, she functioned as an Accountant for around four years in two leading private companies. She has been a Banker for over 17 years and has gained wide experience in corporate finance, merchant banking, consultancy, audit and restructuring of companies. She also functioned as the Head of Special Projects and Leasing Departments of NDB. In addition, she was involved in setting up of the initial branch of NDB and the Maldivian leasing subsidiary. In 2008, she joined NDB Securities (Pvt) Ltd as the CEO.

Gihan R.Cooray | Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Gihan Cooray joined NDBS in 2003 and currently holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer. He holds a Masters degree in Finance (UK) and has also attended the Executive Leadership program conducted by the Harvard Business School. He commenced his career as a Research Analyst with First Capital DSA Securities and counts for over 15 years experience in Capital market services industry. He is specialized to provide investment advisory services to foreign and local high net worth, corporate and institutional clients.

Surangi Widanaarachchi | Vice President -Finance,Compliance and Operations

Ms. Surangi Widanaarachchi joined NDBS in 2003 and is currently responsible for the Finance and Compliance functions of the company. She holds a BSc Business Administration (Special) Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura and is an ICASL finalist. She counts for over 13 years of experience in finance and accounting.

Aroos Faleel | Assistant Vice President - Sales

Mr. Aroos Faleel is currently the Assistant Vice President of Sales. He is in charge of branch operations and the retail team. He was instrumental in successfully setting up the branch network. He joined NDBS in 2000 as a Research Assistant and has been in the stock broking and investment advisory field for the past 21 years.

Nalin Wickramatilleke | Assistant Vice President - Information Technology

Mr. Nalin Wickramatilleke joined NDBS in 2009, and currently functions as the Head of IT. He counts for over 18 years of experience in the field of information technology related to Stock Broking, Leasing, Shipping, Garment Manufacturing and several other industries. He holds the associate member state of the Australian Computer Society.