Chandana Wijesundara

Head of Investment Banking  

After completing a successful career spanning over 9 years at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Chandana joined Atarah Capital Group in February 2020. His experience encompasses Corporate Finance / Investment Banking, complemented with vast experience on end-to-end process of public listing of securities gained whilst holding key responsibilities at the Listings Division of the CSE. He was a member of the regulatory teams that launched the Multi Currency Board and the Empower Board (for SME’s) as listing platforms and has been involved in many other regulatory process implementations and revisions with ample exposure to capital market related practices, laws and regulations. He has been a key resource person representing CSE at various forums conducted to promote listing of securities amongst prospective issuers.

Chandana’s leadership and key expertise were pivotal for Atarah Capital to successfully list 4 companies in the CSE during FY 21/22. He has also been involved in company’s private equity transactions.  

Chandana also possesses hands on experience in Financial Reporting and Auditing where he carried out numerous tasks during statutory audits at Ernst & Young for over 3 years. Formally qualified with a Bachelor of Business Management (Finance) Special Degree (2nd Lower) from University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka, Chandana is also an Affiliate of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK.