Chandima, a Sri Lankan, 53, male, joined Scicom on 20 January 2011. He is an information technology professional with over 26 years of experience, broad based knowledge and skills in implementing large scale and highly technologically complex projects in major financial institutions in UK, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Kenya. As a Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS) – Chartered Institute for IT, UK, he takes his place among the most senior and respected professionals in the field of IT.
Prior to joining Scicom, Chandima worked as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Government owned Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC), the oldest and one of the largest insurance service providers in Sri Lanka.
He brings to the table a sound knowledge of information & communication technology and software development skills and a highly successful background in managing large and complex ICT projects. He has provided consultancy services to many government/private institutions and has been serving as an advisor to three National advisory councils in Sri Lanka.
In his early years, he worked as a Systems Analyst with British Hartford-Fairmount Engineering, UK. There after he held the positions of Chief Manager ICT at Commercial Bank of Ceylon, the Head of ICT and Banking Operations (Deputy General Manager/CIO) at Hatton National Bank in Sri Lanka and the Head of ICT (CIO) at CfCStanbic Bank, the East African Headquarters of Standard Bank Africa in Nairobi, Kenya.
He is also a Board Director and Member of the Board Integrated Risk Management Committee of National Savings Bank, Sri Lanka.
Chandima holds a Honours degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from the University of Middlesex, UK.