Mr. Dumindra Ratnayake is presently the Chairman of the 1990 Suwaseriya Foundation, which provides an Emergency Pre Hospital Care Ambulance service across Sri Lanka. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka. Prior to being appointed to the chair of the BOI, he served as a Board Director of the BOI as well as of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA). A respected mentor to young engineering graduates and an active angel investor, Dumindra has played a pivotal role in assisting several local entrepreneurs receive the backing needed to create successful companies.
Dumindra was the Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Lanka (Pvt) Limited, the pioneering mobile telecommunications network in Sri Lanka, where he served for over 25 years. He handled a variety of roles from planning, expansion, and customer service to CTO, culmi-
nating his career with the company in the capacity of CEO for 15 years. Etisalat Lanka achieved many successes under his leadership, including being the first telecommunications company in South Asia to launch the Dual Carrier (DC) HSPA+ broadband service. He also served as the Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce during the years 2002 and 2003. He is a respected alumnus of Sri Lanka’s University of Moratuwa – Faculty of Engineering, where he graduated with a 1st Class degree
in Electronics and Telecommunications.