Bingumal, better known as Bingu, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, Sri Lanka on 1 January 2019. He is the first Sri Lankan national to be appointed to the position. Apart from his role as CEO, Bingu is also the country head of Banking & Coverage of the Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) division.

Having joined Standard Chartered in July 2004, Bingu counts for more than 25 years of experience within the Banking and Finance industry. During his tenure at Standard Chartered, he has held several leadership positions in Sri Lanka and Africa.

Bingu was elected as the Deputy Vice Chairman of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Board for 2023/24 and re-elected for 2024/25, and serves as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Banks’ Association (SLBA).  He holds an MBA from the University of Wales, UK. Further, Bingu is an FCMA (Fellow Chartered Management Accountant) and a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK

Nishani joined ANZ Grindlays Bank in September 1993 as an Officer and subsequently moved up the Finance chain to be appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer at Standard Chartered, Sri Lanka in October 2010. Prior to this, she worked at Ernst & Young as an Audit Manager. Nishani is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.

Dharshan joined Standard Chartered in September 2004. He has over 27 years of Banking experience, with expertise in Treasury and Financial Markets. As part of his role, Dharshan is also responsible for driving the Securities Services agenda in Sri Lanka. He has wide-ranging experience in the local Banking industry, with an extensive insight into Sri Lanka’s Financial Markets and Regulation having worked for several leading banks in the country. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Dharshan was at Citibank as Head of Treasury Sales and at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Sri Lanka, where he commenced his Banking career. Dharshan holds an MBA from the University of Western Sydney, Australia.

Tamani joined Standard Chartered in December 2014. She carries with her over 15 years of Corporate Banking experience, having worked at Citibank N.A. Sri Lanka for close to 10 years. At Standard Chartered, Tamani has worked in several areas, such as Wholesale Banking, Corporate & Institutional Client, Corporate and Institutional Banking and most recently as Head, Commercial Banking before taking on her current role. Tamani holds a BSc. in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an advocate for women in leadership at the Bank, sitting on the Bank’s Women Win at Work (W3) committee, and also provides senior oversight to Goal – the Bank’s leadership development program targeted at adolescent girls, the launch of which, she championed in Sri Lanka in 2017.

Chamikara was appointed as Head of Consumer, Private & Business Banking for Sri Lanka in February 2024 and was subsequently redesignated as Head of Wealth & Retail Banking in April 2024. He has over 27 years of experience in Consumer Banking having started his career with ANZ Grindlays as a Teller. He has held various senior positions throughout the years and brings a wealth of experience in all key areas of consumer banking, including branch banking, sales, client portfolio management, retail products & segments and wealth management. Chamikara headed Retail Analytics and Client Experience in his previous role, and also managed the Business Planning function for Wealth & Retail Banking. He holds a Master’s as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an Advanced Certificate in Executive Management from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka.

Yohan has over 15 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Equity Research and Banking. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he counted close to 10 years of experience in the Corporate Finance and Equity Research work disciplines. He was instrumental in setting up a Corporate Finance department as well as an Equity Research unit in his previous roles in the local market. In March 2023, he was appointed Country Chief Risk Officer (CCRO) for Sri Lanka. Prior to taking up the role as CCRO, he has been a part of Standard Chartered Sri Lanka’s Risk function as Senior Credit Manager for Local & International Corporates. Yohan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management (External) from the University of Kelaniya. He is an ACMA (UK), and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Investment Analysis from the ICFAI University, Dehradun, India and an M.A. in Financial Economics (Merit pass) from the University of Colombo.

Rukshila Seneviratne (Rukshi) was appointed as the Head of Human Resources for Sri Lanka in January 2024, and is responsible for the country people strategy. Rukshi has more than 20 years of professional experience, of which, 10 are in Human Resources Management, covering HR Service Delivery, Performance Rewards & Benefits Delivery, Talent Acquisition and HR business partnering for Retail Banking, Risk & Support functions. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an Advanced Diploma in Psychology offered by the Scottish Qualification Authority. She is also a certified Mental Health First Aider (MHFA, England). Rukshi started her career with Standard Chartered Dubai as an Officer in Consumer Banking Mortgage Operations in May 2008, subsequent to which, she moved on a permanent international transfer to Sri Lanka as Manager, Secured Lending and Credit Initiation in March 2010. In June 2013, she joined the HR team to lead HR Service Deliver

Roger assumed duties at Standard Chartered in September 2010. With over 20 years of Banking and Finance experience across Transaction Banking, Retail Banking and Operations, Roger has been instrumental in expanding the Transaction Banking business and rolling out several value-added capabilities including digital transactions and supply chain finance platforms. Under his leadership, Transaction Banking won numerous marquee deals and accolades including ‘Best Trade Finance Bank’ and ‘Best e-Solutions Bank’ at The Asset Asian Awards (AAA).

Roger holds an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He is also a Postgraduate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.

Pirathapan, better known as JP, joined Standard Chartered in November 2010. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of Audit experience. During his tenure with Group Internal Audit at Standard Chartered, he has played a key role in the delivery of the audit plan for Sri Lanka, taking the lead in many diverse and complex audits covering business and support functions. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, JP worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers managing diverse audit portfolios.

Chamalie was elevated to the role of Chief Technology and Operations Officer of Standard Chartered Sri Lanka in February 2023. Prior to this, she was the Chief Operating Officer of the Bank for close to three years. She has been with the Bank for over 25 years since July 1997 and has held various roles at Standard Chartered locally and globally, including Senior Audit Manager – Group Internal Audit, Head of Banking Operations – Sri Lanka and Head of Financial Market Operations – Sri Lanka. She holds an MBA from ICFAI University, Dehradun, India and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.

Anuk De Silva joined Standard Chartered in March 2020. He is well versed in Marketing, Communications and Branding, having headed Corporate Communications & Branding at Brandix – a leading apparel solutions provider in Sri Lanka – where he worked for 12 years in his previous stint, and was also a part-time News Presenter for over 10 years at a private radio station. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he took a couple of years off from work to complete his Master of Commerce (Marketing) at the University of Melbourne. He also holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka. Further, he is a Fellow and a Chartered Marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, as well as a Fellow and a Certified Practising Marketer of the Australian Marketing Institute. When not at work, Anuk is extremely passionate about theatre and is an avid sports fan.

Yamuna was appointed as Head of Legal of Standard Chartered, Sri Lanka in September 2021. She is an Attorney-at-Law, a Notary Public and a Company Secretary with an Honours degree (First Class) from the Sri Lanka Law College. Yamuna counts for over 25 years of experience as a Legal Counsel with extensive exposure in various fields of Law, such as Banking Law, Business Advisory on Banking, Labour Tribunal and District Court related matters, Conveyancing, Trademark, Securitisation and Company Secretarial work. Her previous appointment was at Nations Trust Bank (NTB), where she served as Vice President Legal, responsible for the overall advisory and operational deliverables of the Legal department. She has served renowned Law firms prior to joining NTB in 2013.


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