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Management Team
Management Team
Tharinda Jayawardana
(CFA, ACMA, B.Sc (Hons))

Head of Research, Guardian Fund Management Ltd. Has over 10 years of experience in investment research. Before joining the Guardian group, he worked as a research analyst at JB Securities (Pvt) Ltd. Is a CFA charter holder and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Also holds a BSc Degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura specializing in Finance

Sumith Perera
(B.Sc (Hons), ACMA)

Head of Portfolio Management, Guardian Fund Management Ltd/ Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd. Has over 11 years’ experience in the field of Asset Management working as a Fund Manager for CAAM Saudi Fransi LLC (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Investment Analyst for Eagle NDB Fund Management (Sri Lanka) and as a Financial Analyst for John Keells Stockbrokers. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Business Finance from Brunel University, UK and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Asanka Jayasekara
(B.Sc (Hons), ACMA)

Fund Manager, Guardian Fund Management Limited/ Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd and Manager-Research, Guardian Fund Management Limited. Has over 9 years’ experience in asset management and investment research. He worked as a research analyst at JB Securities (Pvt) Ltd. Also holds a B.Sc. Finance (Hons) Degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Sashika Wickramaratne
(B.Sc. Business Administration (Special), CIMA Passed Finalist)

Assistant Fund Manager, Guardian Fund Management Ltd / Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd. Has over 5 years of experience in the field of Asset Management. He holds B.Sc. Business Administration (Special), from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka and is a passed Finalist of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Lakmal Wickramarachchi
(B.Sc. Finance (Special), ACA)

Accountant, Guardian Fund Management Limited. Commenced career at KPMG, Chartered Accountants, prior to joining the Guardian Group. Counts over 7 years of experience in auditing and accounting. Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. Holds a B.Sc. Finance (Special) Degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Champa Perera
(B.Sc. Accounting (Special), ACA)

Manager - Portfolio Operations, Guardian Fund Management Ltd/Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd with over 9 years’ experience in operations, auditing, accounting and financial reporting. She worked as Finance Manager at Hada Group, Dubai & Hayleys Group and as an Assistant Manager at KPMG. Holds a B.Sc Accounting (Special) in degree from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka.

Mohandas V Thangarajah
General Manager of Guardian Acuity Asset Management Limited. Over 18 years of financial industry experience having worked as an interbank money broker, a bond trader and a stock broker. Has also worked as a financial journalist, and, was sent to Mumbai as a Rotary Group Study Exchange scholar where he received wide exposure to the capital markets of India.

Roshan Fernando
(Dip M(UK), ACIM, MBA-Cardiff)

Manager - Business Development, Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd. Has over 10 years’ experience in investment advisory, business development & strategy implementation. He has also operated in the capacity of providing advisory services to reputed government & corporate funds.