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Sithumina Jayasundara elected SLII, President

1 August, 2021
Sithumina Jayasundara 
Sithumina Jayasundara 

Chief Operating Officer of HNB General Insurance Limited, Sithumina Jayasundara was elected as the 19th President of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII) at its Annual General Meeting recently.

The council for 2021/2022:

President – SithuminaJ ayasundara, Vice President – Mahendra Weligoda, Secretary - AnushkaJayasinghe, Assistant Secretary – Sameera Dharmasena, Treasurer – Kushmalee Amaradiwakara.

Council members – Chandima Sumanathunga, Romesh Modarage, Lachini Chithrasena, Kusum Thenuwara, Saman Kumara and Manura Perera.

Jayasundara is a founding Council Member of the Association of Chartered Insurance Professionals (ACIP) in Sri Lanka.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, an Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII - UK) and holds the status of a Chartered Insurer and the Senior Associateship of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

Before joining HNB General Insurance Limited, he had led many teams and held several key positions related to Non-Life at Asian Alliance Insurance, MBSL Insurance Company Limited, Janashakthi Insurance and Eagle Insurance.

Jayasundara has obtained foreign exposure through various training programs and conferences related to General Insurance and specialises in the field of reinsurance.

The Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII) is the premier insurance educational body in Sri Lanka and has been in existence for over 40 years. SLII’s main objectives are to instill and maintain the professionalism in the industry whilst encouraging and assisting studies in insurance and to create a social forum for its members.

Driven by an enduring commitment to enhance the scope of insurance in Sri Lanka, SLII has forged several affiliations over the years with recognized international bodies.

, including the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and the Insurance Institute of India to offer a broad range of recognised qualifications at Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels.

The SLII also offers Diplomas and Certificate courses relating to insurance. The Diploma of SLII has been recognized as one of the best Insurance Diplomas in the South Asian Region and the institute has continued its international operations in Maldives as well.