Sithumina Jayasundara elected SLII President
Chief Operating Officer of HNB General Insurance Limited, Sithumina Jayasundara, has been elected as the 19th President of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII). The appointment of Jayasundara was announced at the Annual General Meeting held on 22 July. An old boy of St. Anthony’s College, Kandy, Jayasundara is the current Chief Operating Officer, Specified Officer and Principal Officer of HNB General Insurance Limited and counts over 25 years of experience in the Insurance Industry.
Prior to joining HNB General Insurance Limited, he has led many teams and has held several key positions related to Non-Life at Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, MBSL Insurance Company Limited, Janashakthi Insurance Co. Limited and Eagle Insurance PLC. Jayasundara has obtained foreign exposure through different training programmes and conferences related to General Insurance and specialises in the field of Reinsurance. Jayasundara is a founding Council Member of The Association of Chartered Insurance Professionals (ACIP) in Sri Lanka.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, an Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII - UK) and holds the status of a Chartered Insurer and the Senior Associateship of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. The Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII) is the premier insurance educational body in Sri Lanka and has been in existence for over 40 years. SLII’s main objectives are to instil and maintain the professionalism in the industry whilst encouraging and assisting studies in insurance and to create a social forum for its members.
The new council elected for the year 2021/2022: Sithumina Jayasundara - President, Mahendra Weligoda - Vice President, Anushka Jayasinghe - Secretary, Sameera Dharmasena - Assistant Secretary, Kushmalee Amaradiwakara - Treasurer, Chandima Sumanathunga - Council Member, Romesh Modarage - Council Member, Lachini Chithrasena - Council Member, Kusum Thenuwara - Council Member, Saman Kumara - Council Member and Manura Perera - Council Member.