Management Team

Mr. Sumith Arangala


Mr. Sumith Arangala is the Chief Executive Officer of LVL Energy Fund Limited.

He functioned as the Chief Executive Officer of Lanka Ventures PLC (LVL) from July 2002 to April 2016. Prior to joining LVL in October 2000 he worked at Capital Development and Investment Company Limited, the pioneer venture capital company in Sri Lanka for over 14 years and at the time of leaving the company held the position of Assistant General Manager. He commands considerable knowledge and experience in investing in private equity, venture capital and capital markets being associated with the industry for over 30 years.

He is a Bachelor of Engineering of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, Australia and holds a Graduate Diploma in Quality Technology from the same institute.  He is a Graduate member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia.

Ms. Ayoma Nanayakkara


Ms. Ayoma Nanayakkara functions as an Investment Analyst at LVL. She holds a First Class Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Business Management from the University of Wales, Cardiff (UK). She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA – UK) and is currently a Level 3 candidate of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme, USA.

She started her professional career at Mackwoods (Private) Limited where she held the position of Financial Analyst before joining LVL in June 2016.

Mr. Peter Christy


Mr. Peter Christy is an Investment Analyst of LVL. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of London.

He started his professional career as an Analyst at Enterprise Ceylon Capital (Private) Limited in July 2015 and was part of the Summer Internship Programme conducted by MAS Holdings, Deutsche Bank, Dialog and 3M in 2014.

Mr. Chandrien De Mel, CFA


Mr. Chandrien De Mel is the Senior Portfolio Manager of Lanka Ventures PLC.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Textile & Clothing Technology) from the University of Moratuwa and is a Passed Finalist of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK. He is currently reading for his Bachelor of Laws Degree at the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Chandrien started his professional career in finance at MAS Holdings in 2009 and held the position of Accountant at MAS Bodyline at the time of leaving MAS Group to join LVL in 2011. He joined  CIMB Investment Bank, Sri Lanka in 2014 and rejoined LVL in 2018 having gained valuable sell side exposure at the Bank.

Mr. Dilanka Wijesekara


Mr. Dilanka Wijesekara is the Finance Manager of Lanka Ventures PLC. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka.

He started his professional career at Keerthi Mihiripenna & Co., Chartered Accountants after graduation in 2007 and joined LVL in 2010.