(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
(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 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 (OCS) at Operational Level & Risk Management (P3) and Strategic Level Case Study (SCS) at the Strategic Level).
Akila Gunarathna is attached to one of the leading hydro power manufacturing plant as a Chief Financial Officer overlooking many different operations under him. 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. He is also An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting. Having won the prestigious Best Lecturer of the Year Award at Wisdom Annual Awards in 2019, he has undoubtedly established him as one of the most recognizable lectures in the CIMA fraternity.
(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 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.
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 and holds the membership of the two global accounting bodies. 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.
Subjects include CIMA BA02 - Fundamentals of Management Accounting, P1 - Management Accounting and CIMA Management Level Case Study at the Management Level.
Hashan is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA UK) and Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA). He is also an Associate of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) affiliate where he managed to secure the global prize for ACCA Paper P5. Hashan is a senior lecturer as well as an active corporate citizen, having experience in number of diverse fields.
Hashan commenced his corporate career as a freelancing market researcher for Lanka Market Research Bureau (LMRB). He was the Managing Partner of IDS Management Services, an accounting and tax consultancy and CEO (and Co-Founder) of Infinity Voucher. He was also the Co-Founder and Lead Tutor of LCI Academy, an online tuition provider for CIMA students.
Further, he is a visiting lecturer for undergraduate programmes in International Business and Finance. Hashan also provides advisory and consultancy services on an ad hoc basis to the Supply Chain Management function of a leading telecommunication services provider in Sri Lanka.
Currently he is specializing in CIMA BA2 – Fundamentals of Management Accounting and P1 – Management Accounting subjects in CIMA professional qualification. He is known for his unique lecturing style where he explains complex areas in a simplified manner which makes him a student favorite for CIMA Performance Pillar.
Sivagar is a senior Manager – Credit Evaluation at a well-established organization in the financial services sector. He has a wide range of work experience in the areas of accounting, finance and auditing from different business sectors. Sivagar holds a bachelor’s degree specialized in Accountancy and Business Finance and he is a member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. His lecturing experience for CIMA counts over 8 years specializing BA2 - Fundamentals of Management Accounting.
(Lectures in Business and Technology (BT) at ACCA Knowledge level)
Mahesh is an associate member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI).
Currently employed as the Head Department – Business at Gateway College he was previously the Group Financial Controller of Hela Clothing where he overlooked the finance function of a $200mn annual turnover business, he was also employed as the Manager Strategy in the corporate finance Division of MAS Holdings overseeing the strategy & management reporting of a $2bn organization.
Among his many accolades he was a recipient of the,
The most coveted awards in both ACCA and CIMA, “the top affiliate award” from ACCA in 2014 and the “best performance award” at the strategic level of CIMA in 2010. In 2010, Mahesh was listed in CIMA’s top 10 highest performing students worldwide and has the distinction of being one of the youngest appointed members of CIMA at the age of 21.
ACCA appointed him as a brand ambassador in 2016 for his academic and career accomplishments.
He is also currently a lecturer for ACCA and has over 10 years’ experience in lecturing for ACCA and CIMA while being a corporate trainer which includes trainings conducted for MAS Holdings , Hayleys, Abans and DSI.
Mahesh is a alumni of Lyceum International School Nugegoda where he was a senior school prefect. He obtained Cambridge excellence awards in both O/Ls and A/Ls while obtaining the Sri Lanka Prize for AL Accounting.
Uditha Jayasinghe is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has worked in several companies as Finance Manager, Finance Controller, Head of Finance, Group Finance Manager and Chief Operating Officer for more than 15 years. His experience in financial reporting and accounting covers a variety of industries such as telecommunication, industrial manufacturing, apparel, and travel & tourism.
He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCA) and an Associate Member of The Society of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (ACMA). He is also a fellow member of Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management (FICM) and a life member of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (MAAT).
Uditha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy & Financial Management (BSc) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and has obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA), from the University of West London, United Kingdom.
Uditha is a highly committed lecturer with over 5 years of experience in lecturing undergraduates, MSc students, and students studying for professional exams. He is currently lecturing Corporate Finance & Treasury Management, Investment Portfolio Management, Advanced Corporate Reporting, International Money and Finance, Management Accounting and Financial Accounting in leading academic institutions which are affiliated with the United Kingdom and Malaysian universities.
Initiating his journey as an entrepreneur, Dulinda currently serves as the founder and CEO of IKON group of companies which predominantly focuses on digital branding and has its presence in Sri Lanka, Australia and UAE (Dubai). In an attempt to reignite the Electronics and Robotics industry of Sri Lanka, under the directive of the Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, he also serves as an Executive Director at Ceylon Robotics and Technology Corporation (CRTC).
Further he also serves as a strategic consultant to SL army and SL Tourism. Dulinda is also a CIMA Exam Complete, a chartered marketer and a member of charter institute of marketing (CIM - UK) and is also an undergraduate at faculty of engineering, University of Moratuwa.
Chamaka holds an MBA from the University of West London, a Bachelor of Science - University of Kelaniya, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing – CIM UK.
While he is CIMA Exam Complete awarded with SCS Sri Lankan Prize in 2017, Chamaka presently is a Lecturer for CIMA in the Project and Relationship Management (E2) at Management level & Risk Management at Strategic level (P3).
He serves as a Consultant Head of Operations at a leading creative agency in Sri Lanka while also working largely as Project Manager at a leading online tutoring company based in the UK.
Chamaka is also a Lecturer for Pearson Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management Accounting and a past lecturer at the Association of Business Executives (ABE), Royal Institue- Colombo, and the Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) in Finance subjects.
LLB Hons (University of London), Attorney-at-Law
(Lectures Corporate and Business Law at ACCA Skills Level)
Shezan brings a diverse perspective to the knowledge pool of lecturers at Wisdom, having completed both his LLB Degree and Attorney-at-Law qualification with 2nd Class Honors and a Distinction in Diplomacy and World Affairs, a programme conducted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Upon completing his internship at the Attorney General's Department, he is currently practicing at the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.
He has over 5 years of experience in lecturing CIMA Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law subject along with other LLB subjects to Law students and has been a part time lecturer at Wisdom Business Academy.
He is well known by his students to have a very practical teaching style which enables the students to grasp the context of the subject accurately by means of innovative analogies. He is a firm believer in understanding the core of the subject matter rather than memorizing.
Shezan also renders his services to Tharindu Ameresekere Consulting (Pvt) Ltd as a Director and is the Co-Founder of an event management start up, Event Guru.