LR Global Lanka
Mr. Wickramasuriya is the Managing Partner of LR Global Lanka Private Equity Fund. Prior to joining LR Global, he was a Partner (Global Portfolio Management) at Aureos Capital, where he oversaw the development and functioning of the overall Global Portfolio Management process. He was also seconded to the Aureos China office as support to the Interim Fund Manager, where he oversaw portfolio management and investment in 4 transactions. From 2000 to 2006 he was a Partner based at Aureos’ Colombo office where he worked on Investment Transactions, Exits, and sat as Director, Alternate Director, or Fund Representative for 10 transactions in Sri Lanka. From 2006 to 2009 he functioned as Country Head of Fitch Ratings in Colombo, overseeing the operations of a ten member analytical team covering over 50 rating mandates in the local environment. As country head he was responsible for Fitch’s overall business in Colombo including interactions with local regulatory and policy making authorities. He has also worked in the areas of quoted equity research, as Head of research for a local stock broking firm, and in commercial banking, for the corporate banking division for ANZ Grindlays bank.
Mr. Wickramasuriya graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BSc in Electrical Engineering from The Rutgers College of Engineering, New Jersey, in 1994. He also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter in 1997 and is an active member of its local chapter.