CEO / Principal & Specified Officer
A stalwart in general insurance, Mr. Gerry Gunadasa is a Chartered Insurer and counts over 40 years of experience both locally and globally. An Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London, Mr. Gunadasa, commenced his insurance career in 1963, with the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation. Since then he has held many senior positions in the industry. He joined Continental Insurance in 2009 and today, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Senior General Manager (National Sales)
With over 30 years of hands-on professional experience spanning a vast array of insurance sales channels, Mr. Dharmaratne brought with him a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success within the industry. He joined the Management team of Continental Insurance in 2010 and has been responsible for steering the rapidly expanding branch network of the organization.
Senior General Manager - Technical (Motor Claims)
An Attorney-at-law and a Member of the Association of Human Resource Professionals with a Master’s Degree specialised in HR, Mr. Dissanayake is a skilled and experienced HR professional with years of experience working in the Insurance sector. He has 5 years’ experience in Motor Claims and is currently the General Manager of the Motor Claims Department overlooking development to reach it’s greatest heights. He is focused on bringing the Motor Claims Department to be the most technologically advanced and achieve 100% customer satisfaction regarding service standards.
Senior General Manager - (Technical)
Mr. Karunaratne, a Chartered Insurer, is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London. He also holds a B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Mathematics from the University of Kelaniya. He began his career in insurance in 2005 and went on to join Continental Insurance in March 2010. His dedication and commitment has propelled him to his current, senior position in a short span of time.
Deputy General Manager - Enterprise Risk Management and Strategy
Subha Herath has come on board to head the Enterprise Risk Management, Strategy and Customer Care functions of Continental Insurance Lanka Limited. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). Subha counts over 14 years of experience in strategy, risk management, treasury, corporate finance and investment research, in both local and multinational companies.
Head of Information Technology
With over 14 years of experience, Mr. Hettiarachchi has acquired a wealth of knowledge and know-how in Information Technology. He is a results-oriented leader in the IT industry and is highly skilled in managing projects, complex IT solution designs and engineering principles. He is proficient in infrastructure analysis which helps drive business development while achieving customer-focused success. Mr. Hettiarachchi has over 10 years’ experience in general insurance. He is a PMP and has acquired a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Canterbury, UK and Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Engineering from The Open University of Sri Lanka.
Head of Human Resources
Chaya Wickramadara, with over 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Human Resources Development. She holds a MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University UK. She has completed her Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management with CIPM and National Diploma in Training and Development with SLITAD. She has also been awarded the title ‘best HR professional’ by CIPM. She is an active Toastmaster with ACG and ALB titles, who has represented Sri Lanka in national as well as international platforms. She is an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Sri Lanka Institute of Training and Development as well.
Chief Financial Officer
Counts over 20 years of working experience in industries such as banking, auditing, constructions, manufacturing and insurance. Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant UK (CIMA). He holds Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree from University of Sri Jayawardenepura and Master of Business Administration degree from University of Colombo. He is also a Certified Tax Advisor of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. Joined Continental in October 2020 as Chief Financial Officer.