(Lectures in Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (BA3) at Certificate Level and Advanced Financial Reporting (F2) at Management Level)
A founder member and a director of WISDOM BUSINESS ACADEMY, Mallik is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a UK. He also has a MSc in Financial Management from University of the West of England. His exposure in the mercantile sector is diverse, where he has held senior managerial positions in several multinational organizations such as Reckitt Benckister, British American Tobacco Plc, Tax Consultant to Ernst and Young (Chartered Accountants) and currently he serves as the Group Financial Controller at Richard Peiris and Company PLC. He has also completed the Diploma in IFRS which is conducted by ACCA (UK) which is the most sought after qualification in Financial Reporting.
He counts over 15 years of lecturing experience in CIMA. Mallik also specializes in training Non Financial Managers in improving their financial skills, where he has gained local as well as overseas exposure. He has designed and re-launched the CIMA Sri Lanka Division's "Finance for Non Finance Managers" programme in 2006 which was a tremendous success. Further Mallik has conducted several CIMA revision programmes at CIMA Sri Lanka as well as CIMA India division and also have produced above average pass rates with prize winners for Financial Analysis / Financial Management. He held the position as a member of the CIMA BOD in Sri Lanka and served as a council member prior to that. He has also co-authored several publications in the fields Marketing and Finance
Shanil is a founder member of the Wisdom Business Academy and is also a Director of the institute. He has been a CIMA lecturer since 1993 and conducted lectures for 9 out of 15 subjects in the CIMA syllabus. Shanil has produced as many as 24 CIMA prize winners. Shanil is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and also a member of Associated Certified Management Accountants (ASCMA). He has also completed his MBA in Finance at the University of Colombo. Shanil has conducted CIMA revision programmes in India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.
(Lectures in Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law (BA4) at Certificate Level)
Dhanan Senathirajah is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and an Attorney At Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. He counts 25 years of lecturing experience in CIMA, ACCA, CIM, ICSA and Institute of Bankers, Sri Lanka in Business and Company Law, Management and Taxation. He has also conducted training programmes in Finance, Law and Risk Management for CIMA Sri Lanka Division and for many leading private sector organisations in Sri Lanka.
Dhanan has also authored the book "Introduction to Law Relating to Business" published by the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. He was the examiner in Trust Accounting and Book Keeping for the Final Examination of the Sri Lanka Law College. He is also on the international faculty of the Haggai Institute for Advanced Leadership Training, Hawaii, USA. He is currently the Vice President - Head of Finance and Planning at National Development Bank PLC. His previous work experience includes Reckitt Benckiser, The Maharaja Organisation, KPMG and Julius & Creasy.
(Lectures in Management Case Study (MCS) at Management Level and Strategic Case Study (SCS) at the Strategic Level)
Channa is backed with a First Class Degree in Accountancy and Financial Management (University of Sri Jayewardenepura) and with a MBA major in Finance (University of Southern Queensland) in academic side of his career and as far as his professional background is concerned, he is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and an associate member of CIMA.
At present, Channa is the Chief Financial Officer of the Woven Cluster at Hirdaramani Group of Companies. Earlier he had performed as the Country Manager for Ernst & Young, Maldives.
His above qualifications and career experience, he is able to provide his students a flavour of the theory as well as the practical aspects of modern business.
He has been a regular lecturer for ICASL exams and is also a visiting faculty member of PIM, University of Sri Jayewardenepura for their MBA programme.
He has been invited to conduct revision programs in India, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore in the last few years.
(Lectures in Fundamentals of Business Economics (BA1) at Certificate Level, Organisational Management (E1) at the Operational Level, Project and Relationship Management (E2) at Management Level)
Tharindu has over 6 years experience in lecturing for Business Management and Technology related fields and is currently attached to several leading establishments as a lecturer. He has completed his Masters in Project Management from USQ, Australia and also has obtained BSc(Hons) Computing from Staffordshire University, UK.
He is popular for his innovative teaching skills and efforts to develop the writing skills of students and also for relating real world examples to his teaching. Tharindu has over 4 years of corporate experience from both IT as well as corporate management including Consultancy. Presently, he is working as a Brand Consultant for an International Web solutions organization. He is currently reading for his MBA specializing in Marketing from University of Colombo and also Diploma in Marketing from the Charted Institute of Marketing (UK).
(Lectures in Management Accounting (P1), Operational Case Study at Operational Level & Risk Management (P3) at the Strategic Level)
Akila Gunarathna works at KPMG Financial Advisory Services in Mergers & Acquisition division where he focuses mainly on financial modeling. He is a multi-subject CIMA prize winner and holds a B.Sc Engineering (Hons) degree in the field of Computer Science & Engineering from University of Moratuwa. He was highly commended at CIMA Annual Awards 2011 for Inspirational CIMA Story of the year award.
Akila was a senior prefect and a senior steward in Royal College, Colombo. He was a member of the Chemistry Quiz Team who became first runners up in all island inter- school chemistry quiz competition 2005.Akila was awarded a merit award at National Best Quality Software Awards, 2011 for the research on developing an approach for a free and open source grammar checker for Sinhala language. He is highly interested in applying engineering & statistical techniques to finance.
Akila has the experience of lecturing diverse subjects across many pillars in CIMA. With his proven track record, you can benefit immensely from Akila's insight into the proper methodology to follow in answering CIMA examinations to secure your pass!
(Lectures in Advance Management Accounting (P2) at Management Level)
Malaka holds a Bachelor's degree in Science (Hons) from the University of Colombo and a member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. He is also an associate member of the Charted Institute of Marketing, UK.
His lecturing experience for CIMA counts over three years specializing Management Accounting, which would support the students to understand the concepts in Management Accounting (C01) & Performance Operations (P01) in a simplified manner.
Malaka produced the Sri Lankan joint-prize winner for Performance Operations (P1) for May 2012 exams and obtained impressive pass rates justifying his ability to make students pass CIMA easier.
(Lectures in Financial Strategy (F3), Strategic Management (E3) at Strategic Level)
Shemal holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Hons) from the University of Moratuwa and whilst studying for his Bachelor’s Degree he also completed all of his CIMA examinations at the age of 22. Shemal is currently employed as a Senior Business Analyst at one of Sri Lanka’s leading companies in the IT industry and also accounts for more than 6 years of lecturing experience in the field of CIMA education.
Shemal is a proud product of Wisdom Business Academy. During his student days at Wisdom he led Wisdom to emerge victorious at CIMA Launch Pad 2010 and was also the winner of the inaugural edition of ‘Wisdom Business Star’. Some of Shemal’s other notable achievements include being the captain of one of his University’s debating teams and emerging runners up at the CFA research challenge 2012/2013.
Trevin Hannibal is a core lecturer in accounting and finance related modules. Trevin is a ACMA,CGMA and he has also completed his MBA (Masters in Business Administrations) at Cardiff metropolitan university along with a BSc from Northumbria University.
Trevin is highly popular for his competency in simplifying arduous theories and illustrating sophisticated academic arguments in a much more elementary manner.
Trevin is also a member of the international brotherhood of magicians (IBM ring 139).
(Lectures in Fundamentals of Business Economics (BA1) at Certificate Level)
Suran holds a Management degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, specializing in Accounting and Finance. He is also a CIMA passed finalist.
He currently serves as the Manager Finance & Operations in a well established apparel manufacturing company. Prior to joining the apparel industry, he worked at a leading chemical manufacturing and exporting company; as the finance manager. He is a past student of Rahula College, Matara and was always recognized for his academic excellence and sports achievements during the school career. He was the past president of Rahula College Old Boys Association (2006 batch) from 2008 to 2013.
(Lectures in Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law (FBLW) at Certificate Level)
Shraepathy Attanayake, is a commercial lawyer specialized in mergers & acquisitions and project financing. He is a partner at CorporateAid and sits in several Boards of Directors, including Singalanka Standard Chemical PLC.
(Lectures in Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2) at Certificate Level, Operational Case Study at Operational Level)
Nipuna Liyanapathirana is a Business Analyst at IFS AB, a multinational enterprise software company. His expertise includes working with several global companies in industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, automobile and retail where he focuses on designing ERP solutions to automate business processes.
Prior to joining IFS, he served as a Business Analyst for one of Sri Lanka’s blue chip companies and was involved in designing IT solutions that meet strategically important business ventures such as corporate finance and online banking.
He is a CIMA World Prize winner, ranked number 1 in the world for Performance Operations (P1) in 2014 and was also amongst the highest scorers for several other subjects. He also holds a B.Sc. in Information Technology with Honours from University of Moratuwa.
His knowledge and exposure in several industries together with innovative teaching methods enable him to provide a comprehensive training for CIMA examinations.
Mr. Salman Faiz has started his career as a part time lecturer in ACCA while still in the final year at University of Colombo. In ACCA, He was involved in the lecturing of financial reporting and corporate reporting. Thereafter He was involved in lecturing for the undergraduate degree programs of the University of London for the subjects of financial intermediation, corporate finance, financial reporting, financial management and investment management.
His academic qualifications consist of a BBA degree specializing in finance and a MBA from the University of West London. As for professional qualifications, He has completed both ACCA and CIMA. He managed to obtain two Sri Lankan prizes for the subjects of “Corporate Reporting” and “Governance, Risks and Ethics” in ACCA with a world ranking of 11 and 16 respectively.
He is currently employed in a diversified conglomerate specializing in supply chain and performance improvement.
Mr. Boopathy Kahathuduwa Specializes in CIMA BA04 – Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law at CIMA Cert BA level and E3 – Strategic Management at CIMA Strategic level. With a lecturing career that spans over 6 years, Mr. Boopathy has established himself in the CIMA sphere as one of the best lecturers in his field of subjects. In addition to his CIMA commitments, he has also conducted lectures on Finance for CTH (UK) and serves as a visiting lecturer for Business Law at few leading private universities for academic programs.
Boopathy graduated with a degree in in bachelor of Business of Administration Specializing in International Business from University of Colombo. He has also studied at Law College and is a practicing lawyer in which his areas of specialization include Corporate and Business Law, Constitutional Law and Fundamental Rights. He has also completed the CIMA - UK professional qualification and holds a certificate in International Diplomacy from BIDTI.
Boopathy is the CEO of Infixd Connect (PVT) LTD, a research-based technology company, and acts as a consultant for startups and small and medium enterprises.