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Manager Assistant

Colombo, Sri Lanka
June 10, 2019

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Thushara Wijewardena

(MBS(Col. SL),PGDBM.(Col. SL), AIB(SL),)


As a professional Banker with an experience over 26 years, my objective is to become an integral part of an organization that seeks an ambitious and career conscious person, where acquired skills and education will be utilized toward continued growth and advancement.


I consider my self as an independent, strong personality with excellent analytical skills. I bring a unique blend of tenacity, innovative, trouble shooting, leadership skills, precision and a very high level of motivation. I enjoy working as a team in a challenging working environment. Achievement, ambition, strong work ethic, desire to succeed, constant challenges and goals that I've set for myself to drive me. I have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and I'm also a quick learner.


Position : Assistant General Manager - Credit (February 2016 -Current)

Organization : Kanrich Finance Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Kanrich Finance Ltd is a registered financial Institute with Central bank of Sri Lanka

Monitoring and maintaining a credit portfolio of over Rs.6.0Billion

Conducting in house training programs for all staff in following subjects.

Credit Management

Risk Management

Branch Operation

Marketing Management

Positive Thinking

Management and Monitoring of Credit Risk

Secretary to the Credit Committee

Member of the Integrated Risk Management Committee

Member of the Asset and Liability Committee

Position : Head of Credit (February 2013 – December 2015)

Head of Credit & Head of Branches for two years.

Organization : Sarvodaya Development Finance Company Limited, Sri Lanka (SDF)

SDF is a registered Financial Institute with Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Head of Credit in SDF – Monitoring and maintain a credit portfolio including Micro Finance Loans.

Establishing a credit portfolio

Management and monitoring of credit risks

In house staff Training

Position : General Manager (December 2010 – December 2012)

Organization: Lisvin Investments Limited. Colombo, Sri Lanka

Lisvin Investments Limited is a specialized Finance Leasing Company registered with Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Representing Central Bank meetings

Obtain a challenging leadership position applying creative problem solving and management skills with the company by supervising and managing of resources to achieve optimum utilization and maximum profits

Develop products, markets and relationships and improve marketing strategies

Build company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations

Preparing budget plans, policies, reports and board papers to the Board of Directors

Develop and implement both short and long term goals and strategies for efficient operations and capital improvements

Analyze and recommend help line on marketing, sales, finance, HR, IT and Administration to maximize operational performance

Position : Manager – Kottawa & Nugegoda Branch (June 2009- Dec 2010)

Organization : Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka Savings Bank, Sri Lanka

Position : Manager – Southern Range (April 2009 – June 2009)

Organization : Pan Asia Banking Corporation Ltd, Head Office, Sri Lanka

Evaluating credit proposals sent by southern range 14 branches.

Establishing a credit portfolio

Management and monitoring of credit risks

Position : Manager – Rajagiriya Branch (Nov 2005 – April 2009)

Organization : Pan Asia Banking Corporation Ltd

Overall Branch supervision in Credit and Operation

Position : Accounts Relationship Manager (October 2004 – November2005)

Organization : Head Office - Credit Department - Pan Asia Bank Ltd, Sri Lanka.

Position : Asst. Manager Credit - (July 2003 – Sep 2004)

Organization : Seylan bank Ltd, Special Recoveries Unit- Head Office, Sri Lanka.

Restructuring & Rescheduling of Overdue Corporate Facilities

Position :Credit Manager – Maradana Branch – (July 2001 – July 2003)

Organization :Seylan Bank ltd -Maradana Branch, Colombo 08 Sri Lanka.

Evaluating credit proposals Both SME & Corporate Customers

Establishing a credit portfolio

Management and monitoring of credit risks

Position : Assistant Branch Manager – (January 2000 – July 2001)

Organization : Seylan Bank Ltd -Bandarawela Branch, Sri Lanka.

Overall supervision of Branch Operation

Position : Executive (December 1994 – January 2000)

Organization : Seylan Bank Ltd Corporate Branch, Colombo Sri Lanka.

Officer in Charge of Current Accounts Department

Position : Banking Assistant (December 1992 – December 1994)

Organization : Seylan Bank Ltd - Foreign Exchange Department

Head Office, Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers’ of Sri Lanka

Life Time Member of Professional Bankers Association Sri Lanka

Committee Member of Red Cross Scholarship Fund Sri Lanka Red Cross


Master of Business Studies (2010)

University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (2005)

University of Colombo – Sri Lanka


Diploma (Final) in Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (AIB) (1998)

Associate of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka


Prince of Wales’ College, Morotuwa, Sri Lanka.

Successfully Completed GCE (A/L) Maths Stream

American Field Scholarship Awarded to New Zealand 1988 -1989

Head Prefect Prince of Wales’ College Moratuwa - 1991


I have gained experience in Computer Hardware & Software throughout my education in Sri Lanka.

MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint (Well conversant with Excel Spread Sheet formulation,MS Word & Power Point Presentation Designing)


Full Name : Ellawala Sajeewa Thushara Wijewardena

Address : No. 1/1, Pelawatte Mawatha, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Email :

Date of Birth : 22nd July 1971

Marital Status : Married

Citizenship : Sri Lankan

Tel No : +94-77-369****


Dr. W. M. Hemachandra (Former Assistant Governor of Central Bank of Sri Lanka)


Kanrich Finance Ltd


Sri Lanka

Mobile -+94-772******

Mrs. R. S Goonathilake Mr. Naleen Edirisinghe Director Deputy General Manager

Meece Holdings Ceylon (pvt) Ltd Pan Asia Bank Former Head of Corporate Credit – HNB Bank Head Office

Former Director – Kanrich Finance Galle Road

Colombo 02 Colombo 03

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Mobile - +94-77-770**** Mobile +94-772-******

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