Mr. Deepta Ekanayake

Director/Chief Executive Officer ADS Professionals (Private) Limited
External Director – FISD

Deepta Ekanayake was an Executive Director at DPMC Assetline Holdings and he also held Executive Directorships in all its subsidiary companies. Mr. Ekanayake served for a period spanning 20 years at the David Pieris Group of Companies, during which he carried out crucial business functions such as overlooking finance & accounting, managing investments in debt, equity and real-estate, developing systems and processes for leasing & loans, negotiating & arranging banking and other financing facilities, insurance broking, corporate services & corporate governance, stock broking, margin lending and unit trust management.

He commenced his career at Ernst & Young in the Management Consultancy section and was seconded to its Maldives practice at its inception. He was also employed at Janashakthi Insurance PLC as the General Manager Finance & Planning, before exiting to set up ADS Professionals and he is also a Member of the Dispute Resolution Panel of the Colombo Stock Exchange.

He holds a Master of Business Administration [MBA] from the Postgraduate Institute of Management affiliated to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants [ACMA (UK)] and holds an Advanced Certificate in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). He is also a Registered Company Secretary.