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Jagath Perera inducted as CA Sri Lanka President

Outgoing President Lasantha Wickremasinghe formally inducts  Jagath Perera as the 24th President of CA Sri Lanka in the presence of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the institute’s Vice President Manil Jayesinghe.
Outgoing President Lasantha Wickremasinghe formally inducts Jagath Perera as the 24th President of CA Sri Lanka in the presence of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the institute’s Vice President Manil Jayesinghe.

Jagath Perera was ceremonially inducted as the 24th President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) on Thursday, 08th February 2018 in the presence of a distinguished gathering including Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, senior government officials, and business leaders.

A former student of Ananda College, Colombo, Perera, has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

A leading figure in the accounting profession, Perera, is a fellow member of CA Sri Lanka with a wealth of experience including in risk consulting and forensic accounting. He is presently a Partner of KPMG in Sri Lanka.

He has served the CA Sri Lanka Council as a member since 2010, and was the Institute’s Vice President from 2016 to 2017. At the institute, he chaired the Operational Review Committee, Examinations Committee, Student Training and Development Committee, SMP Capacity Building Task Force, Sub-committee to review and recommend the Minimum Allowances to Trainees of the Institute and the Sub-Committee to revise the Practical Training Guide of the Institute.

Meanwhile, Manil Jayesinghe, was elected as the Vice President of CA Sri Lanka. He is the Head of Assurance/Senior Partner at Ernst & Young, Sri Lanka. A fellow member of CA Sri Lanka and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CPFA) - London, Jayesinghe has served as a Council Member of CA Sri Lanka since 2014, and also chaired the Statutory Accounting Standard Committee and Examinations Committee of the Institute, apart from his role as the alternate chairman of the Audit Faculty and Operational Review Committee.

 

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