OUR FACULTY

Channa Gunawardana

MBA, FCA, FCMA, BSC FIRST CLASS

Channa Gunawardana

MBA, FCA, FCMA, BSC FIRST CLASS
Channa Gunawardana, serving as the CEO of a public listed company in Sri Lanka, is a fellow member of CIMA UK and CA Sri Lanka. He is possessing a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and Financial Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Furthermore, he is currently reading for his PhD at the Management and Science University, Malaysia. With 21 years of lecturing experience, he has been known as the CIMA case study specialist as he has produced over 95% of the CIMA Sri Lankan prize winners including global prize winners during last decade. Currently he is a member of CIMA Global Council as well.

Dr. Shaan Jayasekara

MBA, BA(HONS), DIPM, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

Indika Rajakaruna

CISA - ISCA(USA), AIB(IBSL), PG EX.DIP IN BANK MGT(IBSL), EXECUTIVE MSC IN MARKETING

Ruchira Perera

B.Sc. Accountancy & Financial Management (USJ), First class MBA (PIM – USJ), ACMA, CPA, FCMA (SL)

DR. SHAAN JAYASEKARA

MBA, BA(HONS), DIPM, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Dr Shaan Jayasekera is a multidisciplinary professional with over two decades of lecturing experience across many different courses both nationally and internationally. He is associated with many professional courses such as CIMA and CIM and ACCA and is currently on many lecture panels as a Senior Visiting Lecturer for ACCA and many international Universities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels including MBAs, MSCs and DBAs. Prior to taking on a fulltime commitment as an educator he worked in diversified. During his tenure of lecturing he has consistently produced over 40 multiple prize winners across different courses both nationally and internationally. He is the E3 lecturer at Nanaska.

Dulanjie De Silva

ACMA, CGMA, MBA(GEN) UOC, ACCA PASSED FINALIST
Dulanjie De Silva an experienced Finance Professional with 13 years of experience in FMCG industry. Currently holding the position of Finane Manager -- Risk & Controls in a leading
MNC in Srilanka. She was also the Treasury Manager, Finance manager for Personal Care Category, and Strategic Initiatives in the same leading FMCG MNC. She is also a MBA holder from University of Colombo, A member of CIMA (ACMA, CGMA), and also a passed finalist of ACCA. Dalanjie also has got a srilankan prize for paper P3-professional accountant in ACCA. She is a P3 lecturer at Nanaska

Indika Rajakaruna

CISA - ISCA(USA), AIB(IBSL), PG EX.DIP IN BANK MGT(IBSL), EXECUTIVE MSC IN MARKETING
Indika Rajakaruna is a banker by profession in the Governance, Risk and Control field who counts over 25 years of exposure in the banking industry, currently leads a team of audit professionals in a listed bank which was awarded both titles of Best bank and Best Digital Bank in Sri Lanka. He is the First and Only Accredited Trainer in Sri Lanka for the CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) which is considered as the Golden Qualification in IS Auditing by ISACA - USA and serves as the Director for Corporate Relations of ISACA-Sri Lanka Chapter. He is responsible of Cyber risk area in the subject of P3.

Ruchira Perera

B.Sc. Accountancy & Financial Management (USJ), First class MBA (PIM – USJ), ACMA, CPA, FCMA (SL)
Mr. Ruchira Perera is a graduate of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura with a first class in Accountancy and Financial Management. He also holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management affiliated to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is a professionally qualified Accountant with CPA (Australia), CIMA (UK) and CMA (SL) Qualifications. He has been in the industry for nearly 2 decades holding senior management positions such as Chief Financial Officer / Financial Controller for local and foreign organizations. He has been lecturing for various undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in the government and private universities. He also lectures for professional accounting programs such as CIMA (UK), CA (SL) and CMA (SL). Mr. Perera is a governing council member of CMA Sri Lanka and a technical advisor to the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA). Currently he is reading for his Doctorate at the Lincoln University College in Malaysia. He is the F3 Lecturer at Nanaska.

Ovin Bimsara

MBA (Reading), BBA, ACMA CGMA, ACIM

Mark Gunathilake

B.Sc. Hons. USJ, ACMA CGMA, (SCS Prize Winner)

Devni Wickramasinghe

ACMA CGMA, MBA (UWL), BSc First Class

Ranga Gamage

B.Sc (Eng), MBA, PMP, CIMA Exams Complete

Ovin Bimsara

MBA (Reading), BBA, ACMA CGMA, ACIM
Ovin Bimsara is one of the youngest CIMA exams complete candidates in Sri Lanka as he has successfully completed CIMA at the age of 19. He is an associate member of CIM and currently specialising in Business Economics in University of Colombo, Faculty of Management & Finance. He is holding corporate exposure in logistics and FMCG industries and currently working as the Operations Manager of Nanaska (Pvt) Ltd. He is the BA1, E1 & E2 lecturer at Nanaska.

Mark Gunathilake

B.Sc. Hons. USJ, ACMA CGMA, (SCS Prize Winner)
Mark Gunathilake, is a Passed Finalist of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He also holds a 1st Class Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Having started off his career at one of the big 4 audit firms, currently he is employed at a leading conglomerate with over 3 years of experience in the business sectors of Manufacturing, Transportation and Retail. He is the P2, OCS and BA2 lecturer at Nanaska.

Devni Wickramasinghe

ACMA CGMA, MBA (UWL), BSc First Class
Devni Wickramasinghe is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She also holds a Master of Business Administration in Management from University of West London and a 1st Class Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Technical Sciences from General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. Currently she is employed at a leading conglomerate with over 4 years of work experience in the fields of Finance, Leisure and Retail. She is the P1 lecturer at Nanaska.

Ranga Gamage

B.Sc (Eng), MBA, PMP, CIMA Exams Complete

Amar Ramly

BSC ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT UOL (FIRST CLASS), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

Farzana Jeffrey

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

Ali Raheem

BSC USJ (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

AMAR RAMLY

BSC ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT UOL (FIRST CLASS), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Amar Ramly is an exceptional academic, popular for his dynamic and personable approach to lecturing and has racked up over 2 years of experience lecturing in the Fields of Economics and Accounting, at a Degree Level. His academic qualifications consist of a First Class Degree from the University of London, specialising in Economics and Management, achieving several world prizes in the process. Amar is also a CIMA exam complete, and is currently reading for his Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing (ACIM) and CFA Level I. He is the BA1 and BA2 lecturer at Nanaska.

Farzana Jeffrey

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Farzana Jeffrey is an Attorney-at-Law and CIMA passed finalist , experienced in both professions, passionately committed and experienced in facilitating students to help reach their educational goals, contributing to their professional development through knowledge Enhancement. Also who inspires and challenges students to enhance their understanding of the subject matter by creating a passion for learning. She is the BA4 lecturer at Nanaska.

ALI RAHEEM

BSC USJ (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Ali Raheem is a CIMA passed finalist, having completed the qualification within a span of 2 years. He is a product of St. Peter's College, Colombo and is currently an Undergraduate at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

Ali has been an assistant lecturer at Nanaska since 2019 and he is the BA2 lecturer at Nanaska.

Channa Gunawardana

MBA, FCA, FCMA, BSC FIRST CLASS

Channa Gunawardana

MBA, BA(HONS), DIPM, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Channa Gunawardana, serving as the CEO of a public listed company in Sri Lanka, is a fellow member of CIMA UK and CA Sri Lanka. He is possessing a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and Financial Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Furthermore, he is currently reading for his PhD at the Management and Science University, Malaysia. With 21 years of lecturing experience, he has been known as the CIMA case study specialist as he has produced over 95% of the CIMA Sri Lankan prize winners including global prize winners during last decade. Currently he is a member of CIMA Global Council as well.

Dr. Shaan Jayasekara

MBA, BA(HONS), DIPM, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

DR. SHAAN JAYASEKARA

MBA, BA(HONS), DIPM, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Dr Shaan Jayasekera is a multidisciplinary professional with over two decades of lecturing experience across many different courses both nationally and internationally. He is associated with many professional courses such as CIMA and CIM and ACCA and is currently on many lecture panels as a Senior Visiting Lecturer for ACCA and many international Universities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels including MBAs, MSCs and DBAs. Prior to taking on a fulltime commitment as an educator he worked in diversified. During his tenure of lecturing he has consistently produced over 40 multiple prize winners across different courses both nationally and internationally. He is the E3 lecturer at Nanaska.

Dulanjie De Silva

ACMA, CGMA, MBA(GEN) UOC, ACCA PASSED FINALIST

Dulanjie De Silva

ACMA, CGMA, MBA(GEN) UOC, ACCA PASSED FINALIST
Dulanjie De Silva an experienced Finance Professional with 13 years of experience in FMCG industry. Currently holding the position of Finane Manager -- Risk & Controls in a leading
MNC in Srilanka. She was also the Treasury Manager, Finance manager for Personal Care Category, and Strategic Initiatives in the same leading FMCG MNC. She is also a MBA holder from University of Colombo, A member of CIMA (ACMA, CGMA), and also a passed finalist of ACCA. Dalanjie also has got a srilankan prize for paper P3-professional accountant in ACCA. She is a P3 lecturer at Nanaska

Ovin Bimsara

BBA BUSINESS ECONOMICS UOC (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE, ACIM

Ovin Bimsara

BBA BUSINESS ECONOMICS UOC (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE, ACIM
Ovin Bimsara is one of the youngest CIMA exams complete candidates in Sri Lanka as he has successfully completed CIMA at the age of 19. He is an associate member of CIM and currently specialising in Business Economics in University of Colombo, Faculty of Management & Finance. He is holding corporate exposure in logistics and FMCG industries and currently working as the Operations Manager of Nanaska (Pvt) Ltd. He is the BA1, E1 & E2 lecturer at Nanaska.

Shemal Mustapha

BSC ENGINEERING (HONS) FIRST CLASS, ACMA, CGMA, CPA

SHEMAL MUSTAPHA

BSC ENGINEERING (HONS) FIRST CLASS, ACMA, CGMA, CPA
Shemal holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Hons) from the University of Moratuwa and whilst studying for his Bachelor’s Degree he also completed all of his CIMA examinations at the age of 22. Shemal is currently employed as a Senior Business Analyst in Sydney, at one of Australia’s’ leading organizations’ in the financial services and capital markets industry. He also accounts for almost a decade of lecturing experience in the field of CIMA education. He is the F3 lecturer at Nanaska.

Devni Wickramasinghe

ACMA CGMA, MBA (UWL), BSc First Class

Devni Wickramasinghe

ACMA CGMA, MBA (UWL), BSc First Class
Devni Wickramasinghe is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She also holds a Master of Business Administration in Management from University of West London and a 1st Class Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Technical Sciences from General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. Currently she is employed at a leading conglomerate with over 4 years of work experience in the fields of Finance, Leisure and Retail. She is the P1 lecturer at Nanaska.

Farzana Jeffrey

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

Farzana Jeffrey

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Farzana Jeffrey is an Attorney-at-Law and CIMA passed finalist , experienced in both professions, passionately committed and experienced in facilitating students to help reach their educational goals, contributing to their professional development through knowledge Enhancement. Also who inspires and challenges students to enhance their understanding of the subject matter by creating a passion for learning. She is the BA4 lecturer at Nanaska.

Indika Rajakaruna

CISA - ISCA(USA), AIB(IBSL), PG EX.DIP IN BANK MGT(IBSL), EXECUTIVE MSC IN MARKETING

Indika Rajakaruna

CISA - ISCA(USA), AIB(IBSL), PG EX.DIP IN BANK MGT(IBSL), EXECUTIVE MSC IN MARKETING
Nuwan is a member of chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA CGMA) and a Graduate of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura University, Specialised in Accounting and Finance. Currently Nuwan working in MOQdigital as the Financial Accountant which is a Leading IT company in Australia and worked for KPMG Sri Lanka. Being a Lecturer for financial pillar of CIMA, he develops the financial accounting knowledge in his students not only to pass the exams but to become a successful finance professional in Sri Lanka through his Personal experience. Most Importantly, Over the 6 years of lecturing experience, Nuwan has developed and make students to pass their financial pillar subjects at their first attempt with profound knowledge. He is the F2, F1 and BA3 lecturer at Nanaska.

Mark Gunathilake

BSC USJ (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE (SCS PRIZE WINNERS)

Mark Gunathilake

BSC USJ (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE (SCS PRIZE WINNERS)
Mark Gunathilake, is a Passed Finalist of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He also holds a 1st Class Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Having started off his career at one of the big 4 audit firms, currently he is employed at a leading conglomerate with over 3 years of experience in the business sectors of Manufacturing, Transportation and Retail. He is the P2, OCS and BA2 lecturer at Nanaska.

Amar Ramly

BSC ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT UOL (FIRST CLASS), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

AMAR RAMLY

BSC ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT UOL (FIRST CLASS), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Amar Ramly is an exceptional academic, popular for his dynamic and personable approach to lecturing and has racked up over 2 years of experience lecturing in the Fields of Economics and Accounting, at a Degree Level. His academic qualifications consist of a First Class Degree from the University of London, specialising in Economics and Management, achieving several world prizes in the process. Amar is also a CIMA exam complete, and is currently reading for his Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing (ACIM) and CFA Level I. He is the BA1 lecturer at Nanaska.

Ali Raheem

BSC USJ (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE

ALI RAHEEM

BSC USJ (UG), CIMA EXAMS COMPLETE
Ali Raheem is a CIMA passed finalist, having completed the qualification within a span of 2 years. He is a product of St. Peter's College, Colombo and is currently an Undergraduate at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

Ali has been an assistant lecturer at Nanaska since 2019 and he is the BA3 lecturer at Nanaska.

Nuwan Liyanage

BSC ACCOUNTING (SP) USJP, ACMA CGMA, CPA AUS

NUWAN LIYANAGE

BSC ACCOUNTING (SP) USJP, ACMA CGMA, CPA AUS
Nuwan is a member of chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA CGMA) and a Graduate of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura University, Specialised in Accounting and Finance. Currently Nuwan working in MOQdigital as the Financial Accountant which is a Leading IT company in Australia and worked for KPMG Sri Lanka. Being a Lecturer for financial pillar of CIMA, he develops the financial accounting knowledge in his students not only to pass the exams but to become a successful finance professional in Sri Lanka through his Personal experience. Most Importantly, Over the 6 years of lecturing experience, Nuwan has developed and make students to pass their financial pillar subjects at their first attempt with profound knowledge. He is the F2, F1 and BA3 lecturer at Nanaska.
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