Chandi Dharmaratne heads Lankan Angel Network | Sunday Observer

Chandi Dharmaratne heads Lankan Angel Network

26 September, 2021

The Lankan Angel Network (LAN), a network of angel investors, appointed Chandi Dharmaratne as its Chairperson for 2021/2022, recently. She is the first woman to lead the Lankan Angel Network.

Ms. Dharmaratne succeeds Mano Sekaram, the founder and CEO of 99x.

Currently serving as the Vice President of Human Resources at Virtusa, Ms. Dharmaratne is responsible for the company’s global HR automation strategy. With a career that began in New York, Ms. Dharmaratne returned to Sri Lanka and joined MAS Holdings, where she has held many leadership roles for over a decade. In 2013, she joined Virtusa as the Head of HR for the Sri Lanka geography. Since then, Ms. Dharmaratne has forged an award-winning, and much accoladed career.

She is passionate about developing employability skills amongst the youth of Sri Lanka as well as encouraging IT industry growth and brain gain.

She spearheads projects on these themes via the many organisations in which she has held numerous leadership and board positions.