Mr. Senaka Kakiriwaragodage

Chief Executive Officer, NCAP

Mr. Senaka Kakiriwaragodage is the Chief Executive Officer of NDB Capital Holdings Limited, investment banking cluster of NDB Bank. He is also a director of several portfolio companies managed by Emerald Sri Lanka Fund 1 Limited, a private equity fund dedicated for Sri Lanka. Senaka possesses wide-ranging experience in investment banking activities such as IPOs, debt and equity placements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, advisory services and project financing. Prior to joining the NDB Group, Mr. Kakiriwaragodage served as an Engineer at Virtusa (Pvt.) Ltd. Mr. Kakiriwaragodage holds a B.Sc. First Class Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Moratuwa and a MBA from the University of Manchester, UK. He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a CFA Charterholder. He served as a member of CIMA Sri Lanka Board and was a council member of CFA Sri Lanka. Mr. Kakiriwaragodage has been a CIMA lecturer and a visiting faculty member for Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. In addition, he has conducted several corporate training programs organized by Sri Lanka Institute of Directors and Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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Mr. Isuru Somaratne

Senior Vice President, NCAP

Mr. Isuru Somaratne holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa and an MBA in Finance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is also CFA Charterholder and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (CIMA, UK). Isuru started his investment banking career in 2007 in the Corporate Advisory division at NDB Investment Bank and now functions as the Vice President in charge of Investments at NDB Capital Holdings Limited. Further to his investment role, Isuru also supports the CEO in Group Strategic Planning and also overseas operations of the company. He was actively involved in many successful transactions carried out at NDB Group investment banking cluster during his career including IPOs, M&A, Financial Restructurings, etc. Isuru was also part of the team which floated the Group’s Private Equity management company and its first Private Equity Fund, the Emerald Sri Lanka Fund. Previously he had worked at MAS Active Linea Intimo and EMC Corporation of the United States.

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Eshani Thenuwara



Eshani has over ten years of experience in investment banking. She has been a team member of many successful equity and debt offerings covering multiple industries including the largest debenture IPO on the CSE to date. Eshani specialises in executing asset-backed financing, loan syndications, credit and debit card securitisations and debenture issues. She has been actively involved in raising over LKR 150 billion for corporates via a range of transactions.

Eshani has an MBA from the University of Colombo and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Finance from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She is also an associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (ACMA).

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Rukshan Aponso



Rukshan joined the NDB Group in 2013 and has since been actively involved in transactions carried out by NDBIB in a range of sectors including financial services; hotels and properties; manufacturing; power and energy; and healthcare. Rukshan specialises in financial modeling, valuation, structuring, M&As and equity raising and counts over 9 years of experience. Rukshan holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of London and has completed his CFA – Level II examination. Prior to joining NDBIB, he worked as an Associate Consultant in the Corporate Finance and Strategy Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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