Sunshine Holdings (CSE: SUN) announced the appointment of Ruvini Fernandoto the Company’s Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors with effect from 21stFebruary, 2022. With the new appointment, the Board of Sunshine Holdings will be comprised of ten Directors, seven of which are non-executive, independent directors.
Ruvini Fernando is a consulting and capital markets professional with over 30 years of industry experience.She is presently employed at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Colombo as Director – Capital Projects & Infrastructure and Deals Strategy, from where she handles advisory engagements related to capital raising, cross border investments, policy recommendations and large scale projects.
Prior to her current position, Ruviniheld a number of leadership roles, includingher tenure as the Executive Director of Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC and several of its group companies as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Fund Management Limited, heading the investment business of Carson Cumberbatch PLC.Ruvini was also employed within the Carsons Group as head of Corporate Planning and within the Hayleys Group as a management accountant.
Ruvini was a former visiting lecturer at the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura where she taught strategy and finance, and has been a speaker, presenter and moderator at forums on capital markets and other topics of business interest. She is a member of the National Agenda Committee on Finance and Capital at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
She holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK.