Ravi Edirisinghe, MBA, FCMA, CGMA, ACCA, MCILT
A CIMA lecturer of the highest caliber who has produced numerous prize winners. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Freight Links International Limited and Chairman of Achievers Lanka Business School.
He possesses a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Postgraduate Institute of Management - University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He is also a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) UK, Associate Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants- (ACCA) UK and an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT) UK.
He has 22 years of work experience in Local , Multinational and Fortune 500 organisations, covering senior management positions and has served as a Director for MAS Holdings Limited and Avery Dennison USA (A Fortune 500 Organisation). He serves as a Corporate Trainer and a Lecturer for over 19 years in the fields Strategic Finance, Decision Making, Human Resources Development, Operations Management and Lean (Japanese) Operating Systems. He also serves as a faculty member (visiting) for MBA studies at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayawardenapura.
He served as a Consultant to the Road Development Steering Committee, set up in 2004 to advise the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa and also served as a consultant to the Nano Technology Project initiated by the Government of Sri Lanka under the supervision of Ministry of Science and Technology. He is a past member of CIMA Sri Lanka Board and currently serves as a CIMA Global Membership Assessor. He is also the winner of the Achievers Award (2004) from University of Sri Jayawardenepura for the contribution made to society, business and profession.
Jairaj Krishnakumar, FCMA
A senior CIMA lecturer of the highest calibre. He lectures a diverse range of CIMA subjects and is currently the Head of Business Studies/Strategy Department at Lyceum International School and Director Finance at Achievers Lanka Business School. He is probably the only lecturer to have coached over 100,000 CIMA students and has numerous prize winners to his credit and the only lecturer to have produced a World prize for Enterprise Management.
During his tenure in the Corporate Sector of over 15 years, he has held the post of Financial Controller in the Garment Industry and has served as the Leader of Steering Committee liaising with Consortium of Lenders including affiliate of the World Bank, Head of Strategic Planning Team that developed "Spinning Mills – The Way Forward" Strategic Plan, Head of the Project Evaluation Committee for setting up a Garment Factory and headed a cross-functional team responsible for implementing an Integrated Accounting System.
Senaka Kakiriwaragodage MBA, B.Sc (Hons), ACMA, CGMA, CFA
A popular lecturer of the highest calibre. He is currently Managing Director at NDB Zephyr Partners Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and is also a Director at Achievers Lanka Business School.
He possesses a MBA with distinction from the University of Manchester, UK and a B.Sc (Eng) Computer Science and Engineering (first class) from the University of Moratuwa. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) UK and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
HHe has over 13 years of lecturing experience for courses such as CIMA, ACCA and ICSA. He has produced more than 25 CIMA prize winners over the years in Financial Strategy, Case Study and Decision Making subjects. He was a shortlisted candidate for CIMA Tutor of the year in the years 2007 and 2010. He is a visiting lecturer for the MBA module- Corporate Finance at the Postgraduate Institute of Management - University of Sri Jayewardenepura and is also a visiting lecturer for the MBA module Investment Management at the University of Colombo. He also lectures for ACCA and MBA programmes in India and Maldives. He is also a visiting lecturer for CIMA in Vietnam and Indonesia on invitation of CIMA. He is a member of the CIMA Sri Lanka Board.
Azad Hye, BBA
An extremely talented lecturer who has produced 5 world prize winners and many Sri Lankan prize winners. He possesses a Bachelors in Business Administration specialising in Marketing from the University of Colombo.
He is a Director at Achievers Lanka Business School and a Consultant to Villa College in Maldives. He has over 10 years of lecturing experience specializing in the financial pillar subjects such as Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Financial Operations and Financial Management. He also lectures for GCE Advanced Level Accounting local syllabus.
Rumy Sakaaf , MBA, CIMA Exam Complete
He is a dynamic lecturer with more than 14 years of lecturing experience in CIMA, ABE, and Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (UK).He possesses a Masters in Business Administration and has completed CIMA. He is currently the Group Financial Controller at Shan Group of Companies. He is also the Course Director for Logistics and International Trade programmes conducted under the Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders Association. He is a visiting lecturer for CIMA at Villa College in Maldives and the examiner for the Institute of Chartered Corporate Secretaries in Sri Lanka for the subject Economics. He has extensive corporate experience at various highly renowned organizations such as Aitken Spence and KPMG.
Shehan Adhikari, BSc (Eng), CIMA Exam Complete
He possesses a BSc Engineering degree from the University of Moratuwa and has completed all CIMA examinations. He is currently attached to Brandix. He was awarded the World Young Achiever by the World Education Congress. He was commended by CIMA for obtaining 4th world rank in the CIMA exams. He has four years of lecturing experience and has produced 2 World prize winners and 11 Sri Lankan prize winners for Performance Operations, Performance Strategy and CMGA. He conducts revision lectures for CIMA and ACCA in Maldives and India.
Delon Kellar, ACMA, CGMA
He has over 5 years of lecturing experience in the Management pillar of the CIMA syllabus. He is well-known for his extended corporate experience which comes in very useful for his students who learn first-hand about the competitive corporate world.
Starting his career in product and business development at Haycarb Limited, he later joined Standard Chartered Bank in Business Planning for Retail Banking and thereafter graduated as an International Graduate covering areas such as branch banking, portfolio and credit management and retail banking finance.
He has over 7 years of experience in the banking industry in several roles including business planning and strategy, strategy development, capacity planning, cost analysis, forecasting and budgeting. He is currently successfully employed as Senior Manager Business Planning, CEO's office, Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka.
Shafraz Saleem, BA (Hons), CIMA Exam Complete
He is a graduate from the University of Nottingham majoring in BA (Hons) International Business Management, whilst having successfully completed the professional Qualification, CIMA. He is a renowned lecturer for CIMA and ACCA, possessing local and overseas lecturing experience, spanning across four years in Sri Lanka and overseas. He specialises in the Enterprise Pillar of CIMA and ACCA.
His lecturing prowess is evidenced by himself producing two Sri Lankan prize winners, for Enterprise Pillar subjects. He is currently employed at Unilever (Lanka) Limited, being engaged in Brand Management, whilst also being engaged in the world of media, hosting a business show.
Mahesh Semage, ACMA (UK), CGMA, ACCA
Being a double qualified accountant he is member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK (CIMA) and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).
Mahesh is a multi-subject Sri Lankan prize winner in both CIMA and ACCA, having secured the most coveted awards given by CIMA and ACCA, for the best performance at the strategic level of CIMA and ACCA’s top affiliate, for the most outstanding academic performance by a student at ACCA. He was also ranked in the world top ten in CIMA and ACCA on several occasions. Mahesh has the distinction of achieving CIMA passed finalist status at the age of 19 and went onto obtain CIMA membership status at the age of 21.
Being a young and enthusiastic lecturer Mahesh has over 5 years lecturing experience in the financial pillar of CIMA. A young finance professional currently employed at MAS holdings he has experience in a multitude of finance roles including Personal Assistant to Financial controller, Plant Accountant and Business Analyst - Management Information. He is also currently engaged as internal trainer conducting finance based trainings across the group.
Aliasger Shabbir, CIMA Exam Complete
He has completed all CIMA examinations and has over 4 years lecturing experience across diverse subject areas. His smart and practical approach to lecturing has resulted in excellent pass rates consistently. He is very popular among students for his 'one to one attention', which has contributed immensely in creating numerous prize winners. He is currently employed as a Business Analyst in a leading organisation.
Kelum Samarasena LLB, Attorney at law
He possesses a LLB and is an Attorney at law. He is also a Corporate Consultant, Trainer and Company Director. He has 13 years experience teaching CIMA and is a visiting lecturer at the University of Peradeniya. He is also an Examiner for SLIM.
Sivapiragasham Mayoorran, B.Sc. Eng (Hons), CIMA Exam Complete
He possesses a B. Sc. Eng. (Hons) degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Moratuwa and has completed all CIMA examinations. He has 5 years lecturing experience in Sri Lanka and overseas for the subjects in the Performance pillar. He is well known for the student friendly approach of lecturing and simplifying the areas that are considered to be difficult.
Devinda Weerasekara, BA (Hons), CIMA Exam Complete
Being one of the youngest in the world to complete CIMA he is qualified in ACCA and CIM and has also obtained a BA (Hons.) Business and Management of Northumbria University (UK). He is part qualified in CFA as well.
He is one of the most dynamic lecturers and has produced excellent pass rates in CIMA as well as in ACCA. He is currently employed at Brandix Apparel Ltd as a Supply Chain Analyst.