Past Presidents

Past Presidents of the ISACA Srilanka Chapter 

(1996 - 2002)

Mr. M.W.D. Ariyasena (B.A. Econ Special, ACA)

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Mr. Ariyasena is a partner at AGS Associates. He is a founder member of CMA Sri Lanka and an associate member of AAT Sri Lanka. He has more than 30 years of industry experience.

(2002 - 2004)
Mr. Supramaniyam Nadarajah

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Mr. Nadarajah is a retired banker. He has served Bank of Ceylon for 33 years of which 7 years in the Internal Audit Department and has also been AGM of the Card Centre and Eastern province.

(2004-2005)
Mr. Kanishka Sugathadasa (B.Sc.(Hons), M.A.S, ACMA, CGMA, CISA, FCSSL, PGDip)


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Mr. Sugathadasa is the Managing Director of IT Advisors (Pvt) Ltd, a leading IT Consulting firm. He was former Council Member and Treasurer of CSSL. He has served in many sub committees of CIMA Sri Lanka. Mr. Sugathadasa has 44  years of experience in the IT field as IT Manager of leading commercial organizations and as an IT Consultant in many domains.

(2005-2006)
Mr. S.D.N.Perera (B.Com Special, CISA)


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Mr. Perera was appointed as the 16th General Manager/CEO of National Savings Bank (NSB). Prior to his appointment, he served as the Acting General Manager/CEO and has been working with the Bank covering all functional areas for nearly three decades. He has been a founder member of Institute of Internal Auditors, Sri Lanka Chapter and has presented papers at various forums.

(2006 -2007)
Mr. Lionel Jayasinghe (MBA, CISA, PMP, MBCS, MCSSL, COBIT5)

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Mr. Jayasinghe is an ICT practitioner with over 35 years of experience. He specializes in IT Project management, IT Audit and IT Governance. He has served as a Board Member of several semi-government institutions including HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka.

(2007 -2009)
Ms. Sharmini Wickremasekera (CISA, CRISC)

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Ms. Wickremasekera is currently the Chief Risk Officer at LOLC Group. She has been with LOLC for the last 37 years. Ms. Wickremasekera is responsible for Internal Auditing, Information Systems Auditing, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity Management and Fraud Management processes of LOLC Group of Companies. She was a past non-executive board member of the Sri Lanka CERT and INFOTEL.

(2009 -2010)
Mr. Amitha Munasinghe (CISA, ISO27000 LA)


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Mr. Munasinghe was former Head of Information Systems Audit at Commercial Bank of Ceylon.

Mr. Munasinghe is a resource person for Sri Lanka Institute of Chartered Accountants and Center of Banking Studies. He has more than 20 years of industry experience. Currently he is employed as a Senior Consultant at ResilientSL (Pvt) Ltd.

(2010-2011)
Ms. Samanthi Sudurikku (CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, MBA)

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Ms. Sudurikku is a member of the Technology Audit Team in a multinational trade and logistic company based in Dubai. She is actively involved in transforming traditional audit approach to agile audit approach and providing assurance on the company’s digital transformation programme spanning blockchain, RPA, AI and virtual reality. Ms. Sudurikku has 20+ years of experience in IT Governance & Compliance, Risk Management and Assurance domains.

(2011-2012)
Mr. Kamal  Wickramanayake (B.Sc.Eng., TOGAF 8 certified)

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Mr. Wickramanayake is an Enterprise Architect and Software Architect. He is a mentor and coach for software developers. Mr. Wickramanayake is one of the very few TOGAF 8 certified professionals in the world. He was previously working at Virtusa (Pvt) Ltd. Mr. Wickramanayake has worked very closely with ICTA and is also a visiting lecturer to Open University of Sri Lanka. He has more than 20 years of experience mainly in training and consultancy.

(2012 -2015)
Mr. Muthusamy Asokan (FCA, ACMA, CIA, CISA)

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Mr. Asokan’s last employment was with Saudhi British Bank in Riyadh related to Operational Risk. He was previously serving as Head of Internal Audit at Hatton National Bank. Mr. Asokan was associated with the formation of ISACA Sri Lanka chapter and Institute of Internal Auditors. He was the founder President of IIA Sri Lanka Chapter. Mr. Asokan has more than 30 years of industry experience.

(2015 -2017)
Dr. Parakum Pathirana (PhD, MSc, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CISSP, MBCS)

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Dr. Pathirana is currently employed at LOLC Technology Services Ltd as a Head of IT Security & Compliance. He is also a co-founder of “IPay.lk”, a unique start-up with the vision of contributing towards the creation of a cashless society. He is a Cyber Security Professional, Visiting Lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in higher education industry, with more than 16 years IT industry experience. He is a past president of ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter and Assistant Treasurer of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka. Dr. Pathirana is also a Certified Blockchain Solution Architect and an ISO27001 Lead Auditor.

(2017 -2019)
Mr. Anthony Manthri (BSc(Hons), CEH, CISA, DISSCA)

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Mr. Manthri currently serves as Senior Manager – Risk Advisory, SJMS Associates, an affiliate of Deloittes. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of GRC, such as internal audit, IT specialist for assurance, vendor risk assessment, implementation of integrated risk compliance framework, implementation of data governance framework, ISO27001:2013 implementation, GDPR gap assessment and assisting organization in implementing privacy controls to protect data subject rights.