Mrs. Opatha is an accomplished Strategic Leader in the field of Sales and Marketing with 24
years’ overall experience in the Financial Services Industry with 18 years in the field of
Insurance and investments in Sri Lanka and North America. A MDRT qualified Insurance
Professional, Winner of the 2018 SLIM NASCO, “Best National Sales Head Sri Lanka” and holds a
Master’s Degree and a 1st class honours degree from the University of Colombo, a diploma from
the institute of Canadian Bankers and a fellow member of the Financial Advisor’s Association of
Mr. Roshan Peiris - Head of Sales - LOLC Life Assurance
Insurance professional holding 25 years of expertise in the Life Insurance industry. He is
fellow of Life Underwriters Training Council- LIMRA USA, Chartered Insurance Agency Manager -
LIMRA USA, Certified professional Marketer- ASIA, Certified Moderator- LIMRA USA.
Hasitha Samarawickrama - Head of Bank Assurance - LOLC Life Assurance
Hasitha Samarawickrama has been appointed as the Head of Bancassurance-Life with effect from
January 1,2021. He has over 15 years of experience across diverse facets in the Bancassurance
Industry. He studied at Royal College Colombo and his wide spectrum of experience in HNB
Assurance, and he won the HNBA Chairmen award 2013.
He has joined to LOLC Life Assurance on 08/04/2013 as a Junior executive and he achieved his
MDRT in 2016. Hasitha and his Banca team produced 1st MDRT member and 1st COT member at LOLC
Life Assurance and Banca has produced highest number of qualifies every year.
Tenacious and dynamic Finance Manager offering comprehensive and progressive 17 years of
experience in the Insurance industry in all facets of Accounting, Finance management and Policy
interpretation and implementation.
Joined LOLC Life Assurance in 2011 and currently hold the position of Senior Manager Finance
overlooking Finance - Corporate function with a demonstrated history of working in various
financial practices including Strategic planning, Local and foreign reporting, New business
setup, Investment management, Tax management and ERP Implementation.
Mr. Jeewan Sanath - Provincial Distribution Head Southern – LOLC Life
Mr. Chamil Prasadh - Chief Manager - Human Resources
Mr. Udara Rangana - Senior Manager/Specified Officer
Insurance professional with over 14 years of experience in the Life Insurance industry. He had
held multiple positions in operations since 2005. He is a Fellow member of the Chartered
Insurance Institute, UK (FCII), Chartered Insurer and has a Master’s in Business Administration
from the Open University of Sri Lanka.
Mrs. Nimesha Liyanage - Head of Actuarial
Nimesha joined LOLC Life Assurance as the Head of Actuarial Department in November 2020 and
assumes duties as the company Appointed Actuary as well. Before joining LOLCLA she served as the
General Manager- Actuarial of Union Assurance PLC. She has 14 years of experience in a wide
range of actuarial functions and other business functions such as, strategic planning, design &
costing of exclusive partnership deals and channel compensation schemes, system implementations,
Apart from her core actuarial role, she also headed the UA Data Analytics team and has played a
key role in planning the Advanced Analytics project roadmap for the company and has led end to
end implementation of few projects with the support of global analytics consultancy firm -
Nimesha is a Fellow Member of the Society of Actuaries, USA and holds a First Class (Hons)
Degree in Finance, Business and Computational Mathematics from the University of Colombo.
Ms. Deepal Fernando - Head of Distrubution LOLC life Assurance Ltd
Experienced professional with diverse experience in the IT/Insurance sector. He wore many hats
in the Insurance industry spanning from marketing and distribution management and management
information reporting for sales strategy development. Deepal was the pioneer to create the
agency channel for LOLC LA and he now heads the Personal Lines 2 channel.
Mr. Deepal Punchihewage - Provincial Distribution Head – Southern
Experienced professional with over 27 years’ experience in Life/General Insurance. He spreads
his experience among people development/sales management and marketing strategies. He is a
fellow of LUTC/AMTC & CCHRM.
Mr. Thangarajah Vijayasurendran - Chief Manager-Northern
Experienced professional with over 19 years’ experience in the Insurance industry. Fellow of PCM
(SLIM), EDPS-AA-ISP (USA), MPM – AAPM (USA), FAAPM.
Mr. Ajith Priyantha - Provincial Distribution Head - Uva & Eastern
Sales professional with 18 years’ experience in the life insurance industry. Fellow SLIM member
with a PCM qualification.
Mr. Saman Wijesinge - Provincial Distribution Head – North Western
Experienced professional with 24 years’ experience in Life insurance/Agency management, has
played many management roles. He Holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Diploma from the University of
Mr. Nirujan Senathirajah - Senior Manager - Sales Administration
A combination of Branch Banking, Life & General Insurance experience spanning nearly 25 years.
Possesses expertise in the area of Process Improvements/ Developments, Strategic Planning,
Credit Management, Team Management/Motivation & Grievance Handling. Holds a Diploma in Credit
Management from Institute of Credit Management Sri Lanka.
Mr. Thushara Amarasinghe - Head Of Finance – LOLC Insurance
Specialised in finance with over 20 years of experience in diverse industries including banking,
auditing, constructions, packaging services and insurance. Holder of B.Sc. Business
Administration (special) degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Master of Business
Administration from the University of Colombo, Fellow member of CA Sri Lanka and CIMA UK.
Certified Tax Advisor from CA Sri Lanka.
Mr. Suneth Jayamanne - Head of IT
Information Technology specialist over 18 years’ industry experience in IT Consulting, Project
Management, Information Security and Assurance services covering financial institutes,
e-government projects, trading, stock exchange, etc. Holds BSc in Computer Science and
Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, qualified in CIMA and CIM, ISO 27001 lead Auditor,
Certified in ITIL V3 Foundation
Mr. Mithila Saranapala - Chief Manager – Human Resources
Experienced professional with both Local and International exposure counting a demonstrated
history over 20 years in the financial services industry, Plantations sector, Service industry
and IT as a Human Resources Specialist and a Human Resources Operations Head. Strong
professional and educational background with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a
Degree in Human Resource Management.
Mr. Ushan Goonawardane - Chief Strategy Manager
Training & Development, Human Resources, Research & Development and Sales Administration
professional with over 11 years of experience in multiple domains. Initial experience as an HR
Consultant for multiple years then moving on to the corporate sector now with the Insurance
Industry for the last 7 years. Holds an MSc and BSc in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State
Mr. Rasika Alwis - Head of admin
He joined LOLC in 2003 and has over 17 years of experience in the LOLC group. Covering many
diversified sectors, he was attached to LOLC Fleet Management, Marketing and communications as
well as CLC as Head of Administrations. He has extensive experience in the promotion and
marketing fields. Currently he is overlooking Life insurance/General insurance & LODF companies
as their Head of Administrations.
Mr. Prelan Reiss - Head of Underwriting & Operations
Prelan Reiss has almost 25 years of experience in the Life Insurance Industry. Prior to joining
LOLC Life Assurance Limited in August 2020, he was with two leading Multinational and Local
Insurance Companies, where he had played multiple roles in Life Operations since 1996. Prelan is
at present heading the Life Operations division of LOLC Life Assurance Limited. He is a
Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK (CII). Prelan holds
a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK.