The Management

Nirosha Fernando

Director, Operations

Rosh as she is known in the industry has over 15 years’ experience with government, semi-government, private sector and social enterprises within the UK; with over fourteen years experience in talent acquisition and development.​ She posses vast experience in training needs analysis, designing and conducting training material for both commercial and governmental organizations in the UK and in Sri Lanka.
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist at London Stock Exchange Group – Sri Lanka ​ Key Achievement-:She was the external Headhunter who sourced over 48% of talent from the IT industry single handedly.​ ​
  • Head of Talent and Development at KPMG – Executive Search -Sri Lanka ​ Key Achievement: Set up KPMG’s Talent and Development center to up skill the nations young talent​
  • Project Manager- HCT GROUP, London, United Kingdom on behalf of the Dept. of Works and Pension​. Key Achievement: The Labour party initiative, The Future Jobs Fund to deal with unemployment and employability issues of those lacking soft and technical skills. She helped create 224 jobs within 18 months for those long term unemployed.​ ​
  • Training Specialist – Pell and Bales UK Key Achievement :Trained and up skilled over 550 Fundraising staff per year for over 6 years​


Director – Consultancy & Training, Banking and Finance

Nilani is a senior banker with over 25 years’ experience in the industry in Sri Lanka as well and overseas. She has held senior management positions and in her last stint she functioned as Vice President - Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions Operations of Citibank N.A. Colombo managing the single largest business entity in the branch. She possesses experience in many spheres in banking that includes Cash Management, Branch Operations, Customer Service, Project Management, Retail Banking, Credit Cards, Business Process Re-engineering and Right Placement, Internal Controls Framework, Business Process Outsourcing and Regulatory Reporting.
During her longstanding career in banking, Niani has successfully initiated new functions in the business line for Risk & Control, Governance of outsourced processes and Regulatory reporting, process migration to centres of excellence, re-alignment of resources and functions in order to gain maximum productivity, streamlining and right placement of processes, leading several automation projects, digitization and simplification of manual processes, introduction of best practices in the business line to improve service standards, client experience and maintain a robust controls environment.

She has been recognized as a Winner in the Banking & Finance category at the “Top50 Professional & Career Women Awards” in 2016, Organized by Women in Management (WIM) in collaboration with International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group. She is considered as a thought leader in the industry and was also featured in the LMD magazine in August 2017 issue on “Future Banking – Next Generation Platform”. She is the ExCo President 2018 – 2020 of Women In Management Sri Lanka.