Senior HR Business Partner/Head


With nearly 3 decades of leadership experience in delivering innovative and strategic people and operational management practices across multiple industries and geographics, I have earned myself a reputation as an acclaimed and accomplished management thought leader with an unrelenting zeal to drive business and operational excellence with people-centric strategies and practices to create value and achieve transformational change across diverse business domains in multiple industries namely Manufacturing, Marketing, Retail, Banking & Services, Distribution, Professional Institution, and Education.

Currently, as the Deputy General Manager, (The Chief People Officer) I am responsible for overall people management/ operation strategy in the bank to achieve year-on-year organizational objectives and in charge of managing the need of all stakeholders and processes related to building and retaining an exceptional team of professionals in the bank. Prior to that, held key HR operation leadership positions at renowned local and international organizations.

I act as an advisor and consultant by providing management solutions to execute to optimize people-centered activities such as talent acquisition, learning and development, leadership development, and performance management to ensure these efforts support the company's growth and bottom line.

Serial No: 167359
Skills keywords: chief operating officer, hr business patrner, human resources consultant, human resources director, human resources specialist

List Of Qualifications & Related Skills:

Master in Business Administration - University of Buckinghamshire in UK
Bachelor of Law (LLB) - University of Colombo
Attorney at Law
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management with a Merit Pass - IPM
Post Graduate Diploma in Management at Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing
Post Graduate Diploma in International Affairs at Bandaranayake Centre for International Studies
Certificate in "Strategic Human Resources Management" conducted by the Administrative Staff College of India
Accredited in Administration of SHL Aptitude and Psychometric Test

Previous Employment Details:

1. Deputy General Manager - Human Resources & Services at Seylan Bank PLC (2015 - to date)
2. Head of HR Functions at Doha Bank, Qatar (2008 - 2014)
3. Senior Manager Human Resources at Nations Trust Bank (2006 - 2008)

Interests & Hobbies:

Professional Networking
Knowledge Sharing

Current location:  Central Province, Sri Lanka - View on map
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Spoken languages: english