Rajitha Ananda Bandara Basnayake - Independent Non-Executive Director

Rajitha Ananda Bandara Basnayake - Independent Non-Executive Director

Rajitha Possess 30+ years of extensive experience in ICT, out of which 19 years have been in senior management providing leadership to mission-critical ICT projects enabling business strategies of a wide variety of industry sectors predominantly encompassing Financial services, Hospitality, FMCG/ consumer durables Retailing /Distribution and Food & Beverage Manufacturing /Distribution and Information Technology solution delivery. He is currently an independent information technology professional working as an external consultant to the clients of leading professional service firms in Sri Lanka.

During his career, he has spearheaded ICT operations of Asia Capital Group a highly diversified conglomerate into capital markets, non-banking finance, insurance, digital entertainment, tea packaging, Leisure, Technology as Group Chief Information Officer for 3 years, The Lion Brewery Ceylon Ltd (4 years as Head of IT), as Manager Information Systems of Richard Pieris Distributors Ltd. for 5 years and as a key member of the strategic leadership teams of these companies. Further, he brings more than 5 years experience in Consultancy services as Director Advisory services of Ernst & Young Sri Lanka providing Business Advisory and ICT Advisory solutions for mission-critical private and public sector projects. He was also a visiting lecturer for MSc in Information Technology study program conducted by Informatics Institute of Technology in collaboration with Keele University UK.

Rajitha holds a Master Degree with Distinction from Keele University UK, Executive Diploma in Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Colombo and British and Australian professional IT qualifications.