Asoka Sirisena re-elected President of Sri Lanka Insurance Institute

Sept 06, 2018 (LBO) – Asoka Sirisena,senior deputy general manager, technical of Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited was re-elected as the President for 2018/2019 at the recently held annual general meeting of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII).

Asoka is a proud product of Maliyadeva Boys College, Kurunegala and counts over 25 years in the Life insurance sector. He is a Chartered Insurer and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)–UK. He holds aMBA from Sikkim Manipal University of India.Asoka began his career in insurance sector with Union Assurance in 1988 and currently works as the head of Technical at Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited. He has received training locally as well overseas under leading re-insurers.Asoka also served the industry as the Chairperson of the Life Technical Committee of Insurance Association of Sri Lanka.

He has been associated with the Institute as a lecturer and has held positions as Vice President, Secretary, Asst. Secretary and Treasurer prior to being elected as President in 2017.

Sri Lanka Insurance Institute (SLII) is the premier insurance educational body in insurance dedicated to professional development of its members and is in existence for over 35 years. SLII conducts examinations on behalf of the Chartered Insurance Institute UK, Insurance Institute of India (III) and the qualifying examination for the insurance agents on behalf of Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka. The SLII also offers diploma and certificate coursesrelating to insurance.

The new council elected for 2018/2019 comprisesof Asoka Sirisena- President, Lasitha Wimalaratne – Vice President,SithuminaJayasundera- Secretary, Mahendra Wilegoda – Asst. Secretary, HasraWeerawardana – Treasurer andCouncil Members Sameera Dharmasena,Prasanna Welagedara,Kaumalee Amaradiwakara, Vipul De Silva and Chandima Sumanathunga.