Management Team

SUMITH ARANGALA – CEO

Mr Sumith Arangala is the Chief Executive of LVL. He is a Bachelor of Engineering of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, Australia and holds a Graduate Diploma in Quality Technology from the same institute. He is a Graduate member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia.

He worked for the Capital Development and Investment Company, the pioneer venture capital company in Sri Lanka for 14 ½ years and at the time of leaving the company held the position of Assistant General Manager. He commands considerable knowledge and experience in investing in private equity, venture capital and capital markets being associated with the industry for nearly 30 years.

KANTHIMANY MAHESHWARAN – VICE PRESIDENT

Mr Maheshwaran is the Vice President of LVL. He is a Graduate in Business Administration specialized in Financial Management from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the same university. Mr Maheshwaran is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL). He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka and an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountant of Sri Lanka. He is a Level 3 candidate of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme, USA.

He started his professional career as a Research Analyst at SC Securities (Pvt) Limited after his graduation in 1999 and joined LVL in 2001. He had lectured to more than 30,000 professional level students of ICASL and contributed towards producing over 1,500 chartered accountants since 1997.

He was a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Sri Jayawardenepura and also served as a lecturer at the ICASL.

DILANKA WIJESEKARA – ACCOUNTANT

Mr. Dilanka Wijesekara is the Accountant of LVL. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka.

He started his professional career as an Audit Manager at Keerthi Mihiripenna & Co., Chartered Accountants, after his graduation in 2007 and joined LVL in 2010.

CHANDRIEN DE MEL – INVESTMENT ANALYST

Mr. Chandrien De Mel is an Investment Analyst of LVL. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Textile & Clothing Technology) from the University of Moratuwa. He is an Associate Member of the Charted Institute of Management Accountant, UK and is a Level 3 candidate of Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) programme, USA.

He started his professional career as an Assistant Management Account at MAS Linea Aqua in June 2009 and held the position of Accountant at MAS Bodyline at the time of leaving MAS Group in November 2011 to join LVL.

KANCHANA AMARASINGHE – INVESTMENT ANALYST

Ms. Kanchana Amarasinghe is an Investment Analyst of LVL. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura. She is an Associate Member of the Charted Institute of Management Accountant, UK and is a Level 1 candidate of Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) programme, USA.

She started her professional career as a Finance Trainee at Hemas Corporate Services in February 2010 and held the position of Internal Auditor at Brandix Lanka Limited (up to June 2011) and the position of Share Trader at Janashakthi Limited (up to April 2012) before joining LVL in November 2012.