Dharmendra Ramamoorthy JAT Global (Pvt) Ltd

Dharmendra Ramamoorthy

Director

JAT Global (Pvt) Ltd

Dharmendra holds position as Director of JAT Global (Pvt) Ltd, India. He holds an MBA from the University of Wolverhampton, UK.

He has an overall two decades of professional experience starting his career from the Plantation sector in the year 1999. Dharmendra Joined JAT in 2009 as the Manager - HR and PA to the Managing Director and moved towards operations and sales management in the year 2014 heading the Brush Master operations. In 2017, JAT management promoted and bestowed him to take up position in their subsidiary office in India, a challenging and potential market. With the turning around of the entire operations he was promoted to the rank of Director, overall in charge of sales and operations in early 2020 this year.

Anika Gunawardene-Williamson NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Anika Gunawardene-Williamson

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Appointed: 2020

Anika has over 8 years’ of experience working in the finance, import, export and banking industries. After starting her career as Head of Finance for JAT from 2012 to 2016, Anika sought international experience and worked for a leading Australian Bank for three years, within their private banking division.

Upon her return to Sri Lanka in 2020, Anika was appointed as the Director of International Subsidiaries of JAT Holdings, and given the arduous task of expanding JAT into new international markets starting with Australia.

A former student of St. Bridget’s College, she holds a Double Degree in Accounting and Entrepreneurship from Curtin University, Australia, where she graduated in the top 2% of her year and was a member of the prestigious Pro Vice Chancellors Chapter.

Anika Gunawardene-Williamson NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Bodhi Williamson JAT Australia PTY Ltd

Bodhi Williamson

Director

JAT Australia PTY Ltd

Bodhi has recently joined JAT Holdings as the Technical Director of International Subsidiaries with a focus on entering the Australian market.

Upon completion of a Bachelor of Environmental Science degree with Honours at the Curtin University of Technology in Australia, Bodhi went on to work for over 5 years as an Environmental Engineer at an international consultancy firm delivering projects for prominent client including global oil and gas, mining and construction firms. He quickly progressed to project managing multimillion-dollar contracts, team leading site works, mentoring junior staff and designing technical procedures.

Richard Gunawardene JAT Property Group (Pvt) Ltd

Richard Gunawardene

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Appointed: 2020

A marketing professional with multi-faceted experience within and outside the JAT Group, Richard brings a youthful dynamism to the organization and has contributed towards fostering an agile and innovation-driven culture.

Commencing his career at JAT Holdings as a marketing executive, Richard rapidly rose through the ranks to the position of Head of Marketing – a role he held for 2 years and was instrumental in the Group’s success in Sri Lanka and overseas, leveraging on his marketing expertise in foreign regions.

In 2017, Richard co-founded the property development sector in the company and in just 3 years has delivered two apartment towers and is current working on 2 housing projects in central Sri Lanka and 1 mixed development in the Capital of Sri Lanka. Richard has also taken on the role of heading the company’s strategy for the future and is the Director for the luxury retail sector of JAT Holdings since 2019.

Richard holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing from Curtin University, Western Australia. He is a Co-Founder of Ceylon Hemp Effect (Pvt) Ltd and as a founding member of EO Sri Lanka (Entrepreneurs Organization) he currently holds a board seat as the Integration Chair.

Richard Gunawardene JAT Property Group (Pvt) Ltd
Denver Perera Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd

Denver Perera

Director/Chief Executive Officer

Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd

He hold over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Specialized in structural steel and pre- engineered steel buildings with a proven track record of developing new export markets in Sri Lanka and the region. He has project management experience with a fortune 500 company.

Since taking over operations of Flexospan he has been able to partner with Kirby International, a world leader in PEB manufacturing. Together he has been able to secure some of the largest steel building projects in Sri Lanka.

He is an entrepreneur with strategic planning, business development, sales management, project management, export and marketing skills and is a past pupil of Ananda College, Colombo.

Nishal Ferdinando Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd

Nishal Ferdinando

Director

Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd

Nishal has over 10 years’ of experience functioning as an Executive Director and over 15 years’ of experience in the construction, manufacturing and trading industry.

He has completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and has obtained the Alumni Status from Harvard University, holds a MBA from the University of Wales, an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Project Management from University of Southern Queensland.

He brings strong leadership, management experience and skills to his position as CEO, providing strategic direction to the Company to achieve short and long-term objectives.

Nishal Ferdinando Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd
Tyrone Gunawardene Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd

Tyrone Gunawardene

Director

Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd

Tyron counts over 34 years of multi-faceted experience in business management. He holds a diploma in Business Management from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

He also serves as a Director of Industrial Control Solutions (Pvt) Ltd., involved in industrial automation solutions for the equipment used in the Port, marine and industrial manufacturing sectors and agents for Cavotech and Nidec in Sri Lanka. He serves as the Managing Director of Veneer Creations (Pvt) Ltd a company, involved in interiors and furniture manufacturing.

His initial work experience has been with John Keells Holdings’ property development sector as a member of the Sector Management Team. He was also a Director at City Construction Developers (Pvt) Ltd.

Ushantha Thilakarathna JAT Technologies (Pvt) Ltd

Ushantha Thilakarathna

Director/CEO

JAT Technologies (Pvt) Ltd

Ushantha has served in JAT Technologies since 2015. He has been instrumental in diversifying the Company’s business interests into areas such as telecommunication infrastructure developments, AV/ ELV, green energy and civil sectors. Since taking on operations of the Company, he has been able to secure business partnerships with both globally and locally renowned organisations such as Dialog Axiata, Huawei, ZTE.

Ushantha is a Mechanical Engineer by profession with over 20 years’ of diverse and multifaceted experience in the service industry including telecommunications. He holds an MBA from the Post Graduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Ushantha is committed to the progression while maintaining the highest standards of business when providing solutions to customers and to the success of JAT Technologies. He is backed by a team of highly skilled staff who value honesty and integrity in their daily duties and responsibilities.

Ushantha Thilakarathna JAT Technologies (Pvt) Ltd