Mr. Laksiri Abeysekera joined ICBA as Director of Corporate Services in June 2016. He is responsible for financial planning and management, corporate treasury, accounting and reporting, budgeting and monitoring functions, and internal control systems for the Center's operations. He is also in charge of Human Resources, Travel, Information Technology, Facilities and Operations and Procurement functions.
He advises the Director General and Board of Directors on finances and matters relating to corporate services and formulates financial and administrative strategies and policies for the Center. He also manages the Center's assets, assists in fundraising and coordinates relationships with internal and external auditors.
Before this position, he had over 32 years of experience serving as the Deputy Director General Finance and Corporate Services and Deputy Director Finance and Administration at the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry and the International Water Management Institute respectively.
He is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA), UK, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).