Rohan Senewiratne

Managing Director

A veteran in the capital markets industry with over 30 years’ experience across Regulatory Organizations (Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka and the Colombo Stock Exchange), Securities Brokerage Firms, Investment Management Companies and Investment Banking. Corporate experience across multiple industries and institutions, pioneered the launched of the “Empower Board” of the CSE in 2021, the dedicated platform for capital raising for SMEs

Rohan joined the capital markets industry in 1992 as a Management Trainee of the Colombo Stock Exchange. In 1994, he joined Lanka Securities (Pvt) Limited (a joint venture stockbroking firm between Bank of Ceylon and Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka) as an Investment Advisor and rose to the level of Director Sales in 2001. In 2003, he joined Lanka ORIX Securities (Pvt) Limited (former subsidiary of Lanka ORIX Leasing Company PLC) as an Executive Director.

During his career in stockbroking, Rohan has successfully structured many strategic transactions (listed and unlisted) and has offered investment advice to clients ranging from local retail investors to global foreign funds functioning in Frontier Markets sphere.

In 2008, Rohan joined the Global Service Delivery Centre of HSBC in Colombo, its Hedge Funds and Traditional Funds Administration division as Vice President Operations and subsequently rose to the level of VP / Country Head, HSBC Securities Services COE Colombo in 2011.

In 2013, Rohan joined the capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka as Director / Consultant – Special Projects. He was instrumental in development and implementation of the first ever USD denominated investment product in the Sri Lankan capital market (Dollar Bond Fund Unit Trusts) during his tenure at SEC.

Rohan founded Atarah Capital Group in 2018, to further pursue his passion in the Capital Markets industry.