J. Felix Fernandopulle has been appointed Chairman of Richard Peiris Finance Ltd with effect from February 26th .
Fernandopulle is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and also a fellow member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. He had his audit experience at M/s Satchithananda Schokman, Wijeratne & CO, Chartered Accountants. (Presently Price Waterhouse Coopers) and commenced his career at Aitken Spence Group.
He is an old boy of St. Jospeh’s College, Colombo.
He currently serves as Director of Chilaw Finance Ltd., Managing Director of Mahaweli Coconut Plantations Ltd, Director of Coconut Research Institute and the Managing Partner of Kudawewa DC Mills (Manufacturers of Desiccated Coconut),
He is a former Director of Coconut Development Authority and has served in many Advisory Committees in the Ministry of Coconut Industries, Ministry of Plantation Industries and Export Development Board of Sri Lanka. He also served in the National Council for Economic Development – Coconut Cluster of the Ministry of Finance & Planning.