Danushka Perera

HEAD OF CORPORATE
Danushka Perera

A sector specialist in construction, real estate, power, plantations, agriculture, health, diversified and manufacturing sectors, Danushka heads the corporate sector ratings at ICRA Lanka. During 2019, he was assigned to ICRA India, Chennai for a brief period, which has given him extensive exposure to strategic sectors in India. Danushka has close to 18 years of local and international experiences. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of ALS Capital Ltd, Zambia, former subsidiary of Anglo American Corporation PLC, Central Africa and a Director of Stockbrokers Zambia (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of IMARA Holdings, South Africa. There, he was involved for landmarked transactions such as the dual listing of Konkola Copper Mines PLC and the exit of PUMA from the Zambian Operations. Danushka has also worked as a Fund Manager for Lomax Investments (Pvt) Ltd, a private equity fund based in Sub-Saharan Africa where he brings his expertise on private equities. His expertise includes the appraisals of new investments and divestment decisions. Moreover, he represented several director boards of the investee companies for strategic involvement. At NDB Group Danushka was a sector specialist in capital markets, plantations, commodities, and finance organizations. He holds BSc(Hons)Engineering from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka and a Masters in Development Finance from University of Zambia. Danushka is also a Fellow Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accounts, UK.