Corporate Management

A Dedicated Corporate Management Team

With decades of invaluable experience, our senior management fuels the company’s growth and ensure the smooth execution of day-to-day operations.

Mr. B.M.D.C. Prabhath Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Prabhath is a financier by profession and an internationally certified microfinance expert (Frankfurt School). He has over 20 years of experience in the private sector of the f...

Mr. B.M.D.C. Prabhath | Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Prabhath is a financier by profession and an internationally certified Micro Finance expert from the Frankfurt School in Germany. He has over 25 years of experience in the private sector. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Sp. in Finance) from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA, UK & CGMA). He is also a Certified Management Accountant of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Australia (CMA, AUS). He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Financial Administration from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He is the winner of the prestigious award “Game Changer of the year 2014” from World Consulting Research Corporation (WCRC), India, awarded in recognition of his contribution to the Micro Finance Industry in Sri Lanka.

Mr. W.S.P. Arangala Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Priyalal Aranagala has over 25 years of experience in the field of finance, of which 13 years has been in the field of Micro Finance. He holds MSc. in Finance from Asia e unive...

Mr. W.S.P. Arangala | Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Priyalal Aranagala has over 25 years of experience in the field of finance, of which 13 years has been in the field of Micro Finance. He holds MSc. in Finance from Asia e University of Malaysia. His acumen for finance and the vast experience in the Micro Finance industry has earned himself the key position of Chief Operating Officer in the company.

Mr. Arangala played a leading and pivotal role in obtaining the license of a License Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to HNB Finance Limited in 2009. In recognition of his contribution, he was appointed a Director of the company in 2010. Prior to that Arangala served in the board of Ceylinco Finance Group and Finance Micro Credit Company Limited.

Subsequent to restructure of the company consequent to the acquisition of the controlling stake of the company by the leading real estate organization, Prime lands (Pvt.) Ltd in June 2011, he was appointed as Director MIS and Compliance which he voluntarily relinquished in November 2014 to facilitate the restructure the management under the CBSL initiated financial Sector Consolidation Program subsequent to HNB PLC acquiring the controlling stake of the company.

Mr. Arangala is a CBA of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka. He also holds a diploma in business studies, accounting and auditing and is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians in Sri Lanka and Associated Certified Professional Manager from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers.  He counts for 18 years of auditing experience holding very senior positions in leading auditing firms in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Annesley Fernando Deputy General Manager – Operations

With over 18 years of experience in the microfinance industry, Annesley’s knowledge and experience in the organization has gained him the skill in...

Mr. Annesley Fernando | Deputy General Manager – Operations

With over 18 years of experience in the microfinance industry, Annesley’s knowledge and experience in the organization has gained him the skill in ensuring the entire operation runs smoothly; he is recognized as a well-rounded microfinance professional. Annesley holds a diploma in microfinance.

Mr. Ruwan Fernando Deputy General Manager – Human Resources and Administration/Chief Human Resource Officer

Ruwan brings to the organization over 18 years of industry experience. Commencing his carrier in microfinance at HNB Finance, Ruwan has proven to be an asset to the organization th...

Mr. Ruwan Fernando | Deputy General Manager – Human Resources and Administration/Chief Human Resource Officer

Ruwan brings to the organization over 18 years of industry experience. Commencing his carrier in microfinance at HNB Finance, Ruwan has proven to be an asset to the organization through his commitment and skill in HRM. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In his present capacity at HNB Finance, his experience and exposure in the industry, as well as his academic influence, contributes immensely.

Mr. Bimal Seneviratne Deputy General Manager – Liability Sales

Bimal has over 16 years of experience in the microfinance industry. Having gained most of his experience HNB Finance, Bimal has gained vital...

Mr. Bimal Seneviratne | Deputy General Manager – Liability Sales

Bimal has over 16 years of experience in the microfinance industry. Having gained most of his experience HNB Finance, Bimal has gained vital experience in marketing financial products and thus a proven asset to the organization in his present capacity.

Mr. R.M.P. Dayawansa Deputy General Manager- Business

Dayawansa is a banking professional with over 34 years of extensive and diverse work experience at Hatton National Bank in the fields of bank Branch / Regional Management...

Mr. R.M.P. Dayawansa | Deputy General Manager – Business

Dayawansa is a banking professional with over 34 years of extensive and diverse work experience at Hatton National Bank in the fields of bank Branch / Regional Management, Marketing, leasing, Retail /Commercial banking and Deposit Mobilization He received training at Mt. Eliza Executive Education, Melbourne Business School, Australia, National University of Singapore (NUS), and the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). He is a past President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). He holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), is a Fellow of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (FIB), a Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing – UK (FCIM), a Fellow of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (FSLIM).

Mr. Kamal Priyanga Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

Mr. Kamal has worked in the microfinance industry for over 18 years. He began his career at HNB Finance and his proven commitment to...

Mr. Kamal Priyanga | Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

Mr. Kamal has worked in the microfinance industry for over 18 years. He began his career at HNB Finance and his proven commitment to the organization as well as the industry along with the skill and knowledge he gained through work experience soon gained him well-earned promotions within the organization. He holds a diploma in microfinance balancing his industry expertise with professional qualifications.

Mr. Mahinda Tissa Assistant General Manager – Micro Finance

With more than 17 years of experience in the microfinance industry, Mahinda brings to his present position in the organization experience from...

Mr. Mahinda Tissa | Assistant General Manager – Micro Finance

With more than 17 years of experience in the microfinance industry, Mahinda brings to his present position in the organization experience from key sectors in the industry. He began his career at HNB Finance and gained experience in in the various aspects of operating a microfinance organization. His experience in the industry in complimented by a professional qualification; a diploma in microfinance.

Mr. M. Pathum Sampath Cooray Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

With over 17 years of experience in the microfinance industry Pathum has gained expertise in the various aspects of the industry as...

Mr. M. Pathum Sampath Cooray | Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

With over 17 years of experience in the microfinance industry Pathum has gained expertise in the various aspects of the industry as well as the business. His tenure with HNB Finance started as a Field Executive in 2001 and with his proven capabilities rose the ranks to what he is today. He holds a diploma in microfinance[DMF (IBSL/FS)] & higher Diploma in Credit Management.

Mr. Prabath Kathriarachchi Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

Mr. Prabath joined HNB Finance in 2002 and during his tenure with the organization he gained a wealth of experience in the core areas of...

Mr. Prabath Kathriarachchi | Assistant General Manager – Branch Network

Mr. Prabath joined HNB Finance in 2002 and during his tenure with the organization he gained a wealth of experience in the core areas of operations. He has continued to drive the business with his strong business acumen and passion for over 17 years. He holds a Diploma in Microfinance [DMF (IBSL/FS)], Diploma in Credit Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies.

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka Assistant General Manager – Compliance

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka counts over 15 years of hands-on experience in Microfinance and Marketing. Mr. Fonseka obtained his BSC in Business Administration from...

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka | Assistant General Manager – Compliance

Mr. Ramesh Fonseka counts over 15 years of hands-on experience in Microfinance and Marketing. Mr. Fonseka obtained his BSC in Business Administration from the University of Charleston W.V USA. and a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from PIM (USJ). Mr. Fonseka also holds a diploma in Micro Finance and International Trade Shipping and Logistics. Mr. Fonseka is a past president of the PIM Alumni Association. He was the first vice chairman of the Sub Committee of Compliance Officers of the Finance House Association(FHA). Currently, he serves as a board member of the Lanka Micro Finance Practitioners’’(LMFPA) in addition to his post of AGM Compliance at HNB Finance.

Mr. Pradeepa Dias Assistant General Manager – Chief Information Officer

With over 24 years of experience in the field of information technology, both locally and internationally, Pradeepa has ICT sector exposure in all...

Mr. Pradeepa Dias | Assistant General Manager – Chief Information Officer

With over 24 years of experience in the field of information technology, both locally and internationally, Pradeepa has ICT sector exposure in all business verticals supporting many leading organizations. His tenure with HNB Finance spans over three years. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration from PIM and a member of the British Computer Society, and CISCO and Microsoft Certified professional.

Mr. Bhanu Wijayaratne Assistant General Manager – Risk

Mr. Bhanu Wijayaratne is a Senior Banker who counts extensive experience in Banking and Finance, spanning over a period of 38 years, covering many strategically important areas at....

Mr. Bhanu Wijayaratne | Assistant General Manager – Risk

Mr. Bhanu Wijayaratne is a Senior Banker who counts extensive experience in Banking and Finance, spanning over a period of 38 years, covering many strategically important areas at Hatton National Bank Plc., Union Bank of Colombo Plc. and HNB Finance Ltd., having held the positions of Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Group Internal Audit respectively, with the former two Banks and presently functioning as the Assistant General Manager – Risk of HNB Finance Ltd.
He holds a Masters Degree in Financial Economics from University of Colombo and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Manipal – India. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and also holds the Fellowship of Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Further, he is a member of the Sri Lankan Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors-USA
Having held several key positions, including that of the Senior Vice President, he is currently serving as a Member of the Council of Advisors to the Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka. Wijayaratne has also served as the President of Association of Compliance Officers of Banks – Sri Lanka.
He is a much sought after resource personnel in the field of Banking and Finance and presently serves as an external faculty member of The College of Banking and Finance of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, and the Centre for Banking Studies of Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Also, he has served as a lecturer and a program coordinator at Sri Lanka Foundation and has authored several articles to various Business Volumes and Professional Magazines.

Mr. Manjula Kumara Munasinghe Head of Business System Development

Mr. Manjula has over 15 years of experience in the microfinance industry. He began his career at HNB Finance as an account assistant and gained extensive...

Mr. Manjula Kumara Munasinghe | Head of Business System Development

Mr. Manjula has over 15 years of experience in the microfinance industry. He began his career at HNB Finance as an account assistant and gained extensive and invaluable experience in the industry sector in general and in related concepts and accounting practices in specific, through his tenure with the organization.

Mr. H.D.S.C. Gunasekara Chief Accountant/ Head of Finance

A financier by profession Sameera has over 15 years of experience in the microfinance industry. Sameera holds an Executive...

Mr. H.D. Sameera Chandranath Gunasekara | Chief Accountant/ Head of Finance

A financier by profession Sameera has over 15 years of experience in the microfinance industry. Sameera holds an Executive Diploma in Business and Accounting and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Finance.

Mr. Anura Udawaththe Head of Training

With over 14 years of experience in the industry, Anura is competent in HRM and training and development. His exposure to microfinance industry...

Mr. Anura Udawaththe | Head of Training

With over 14 years of experience in the industry, Anura is competent in HRM and training and development. His exposure to the microfinance industry was through his tenure at HNB Finance through which he gained the hands-on experience necessary for the industry sector. Anura holds a Certificate in Human Resource Management, a Diploma in Microfinance and a National Diploma in Training & Human Talent Development.