Board of Governance

Jagath Chandana Godakanda


Mr. Jagath holds a B.Sc. in Agriculture (Special), Sri Lanka and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the National Institute of Business Management (Sri Lanka). He worked as an Independent Consultant for local and international organizations in enterprise development. He has more than 33 years of experience in microfinance, enterprise development and related activities.

Anura Atapattu

Managing Director

Mr. Anura holds a B.Sc. in Agriculture (Special), Sri Lanka, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Lincoln, UK, a Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Development from Colombo University and Certificate in Agriculture Extension and Rural Development from the University of Reading, UK. He has over 34 years of extensive management and consultancy experience in microfinance and enterprise development services, poverty alleviation in local and international organizations including World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme, Women’s World Banking and the Mix Market.

T D Charith Fernando

Deputy Managing Director

Mr. Charith holds a Master of Business Administration from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK and a B.Sc. Public Management (Special) Degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is also a Certified Microfinance Management Professional by the Boulder Institute of Microfinance, US. Further, he is at the final stage of Chartered Accountancy at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL). Apart from being a Founding Director of BMIC, he also served as the General Manager of Berendina Microcredit Institute (Guarantee) Limited, and the General Manager – Finance & Administration for Berendina Group, before assuming his present position. He was a Board Member and the Treasurer of the Lanka Microfinance Practitioners’ Association during the period of 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. He has experience in the field of Auditing, Accounting & Finance and Microfinance in the private and ‘NGO’ sector establishments over 20 years and has attended many national and international microfinance conferences and events.

J G Vinodini Shankar

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Vinodini is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (ACMA-UK) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (ACMA). She also holds a Certificate in Taxation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. Prior to assuming her duties as a Director of BMIC, she was the General Manager – Finance, Admin and HR for Berendina Group. She also served as a part time Consultant in the field of microfinance and finance. Ms. Vinodini has more than 17 years of experience in finance, procurement, compliance monitoring and in successfully rolling out an integrated business ERP system.

Sarath C Fernando

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sarath has 38 years of experience in the banking sector including HNB, NTB, PAB and RDB. He is a fellow member of IBSL, SLIM and Australian Sales and Marketing Institute. He holds MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM). He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Diploma in Banking, Diploma in Bank Management. He was a former President of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the Secretary General of Asia Pacific Marketing Federation in 2006, a committee member of World Marketing Federation in 2006 and 2007 and the chief examiner of Institute of Bankers’ Sri Lanka (IBSL) for Marketing from 1999 to 2009. Mr. Sarath is also a lecturer and a presenter for banking, marketing and management subjects in Sri Lanka and abroad.

Kumudini Saravanamuttu

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Kumudini has 36 years of extensive experience at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Finance – Sri Lanka and Greater Colombo Economic Commission. Ms. Kumudini holds a Master of Economics from the University of Manchester, U.K. and B.Sc (Econ) Honors from the University of London (Queen Mary College), UK.