Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer – HNB General Insurance Limited

Deepthi Lokuarachchi

LL.B (Colombo), ACII (UK), Attorney-at-Law, Chartered Insurance Risk Manager.


Mr. Lokuarachchi counts over two decades of professional experience in the fields of general management, distribution, risk management and overall operations management. He commenced his career at Eagle Insurance where he held various key positions including General Manager Distribution and Risk Management. Advancing in his career, he moved to AIG Insurance Limited where he held the position of Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer in charge of the Sri Lankan and Maldivian Operations. Deepthi also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Orient Insurance Limited, Sri Lanka and the Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Limited prior to joining HNBA. He was the President of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute and is the current President of the Insurance Association of Sri Lanka.

Chief Investment & Strategy Officer – HNB General Insurance Limited

Nilesh Amarasinghe

BSc. Econ & Mgt Hons (LSE), MBus. (Fin)(UTS)

Nilesh counts more than a decade of extensive experience in Capital Markets specialising in fund management, macroeconomic analysis, investment analysis etc. Having joined HNBA in 2005 as a Management Trainee, Nilesh served HNBA as Assistant Manager – Investments, Manager – Investments and Head of Investment & Strategy prior to assuming the role as the Chief Investment & Strategy Officer. As the CIO, he is responsible for the performance of more than Rs. 15 Billion funds of the HNB Assurance Group, belonging to Life and General policyholders and shareholders including the Sharia compliant Takaful Portfolios.


Chief Operating Officer – HNB General Insurance Limited

Sithumina Jayasundara

ACII (UK), ANZIF (Snr Assoc), Chartered Insurer

Joined HNB General Insurance in July 2014. Appointed to the Group Executive Committee in 2015, Subsequently promoted as the Chief Technical Officer of HNB General Insurance Ltd. He counts over 19 years’ experience in different capacities in several companies in the Insurance Industry and was appointed as a Specified Officer since December 2017. He has also obtained foreign exposure through different training programmes in General Insurance and specialized in the Reinsurance field. Holds a Diploma in Computer Studies and reading for MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK). Currently holds the position of Treasurer of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute which is affiliated to the Chartered Insurance Institute of the UK. A member of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce “Young Members Forum” and is the Treasury of The Association of Chartered Insurance Professionals (ACIP).

Chief Business Officer (Personal Lines and Branch Network) – HNB General Insurance Limited

Jude Benjamin

Jude is a charismatic and a dynamic personality hailing from St. Thomas College, Mount Lavinia who holds expertise of over two decades in marketing including, brand building, marketing communication, business development, event management as well as Broker development. He held many Senior Managerial positions at leading companies such as Orient Insurance Limited, a subsidiary of the prestigious Al-Futtaim Group in Dubai, American International Group (AIG), Asian Alliance Insurance and Whittall Boustead Ltd Insurance Division (Union Assurance PLC) which is an associated company of John Keells Holdings PLC prior to joining HNBGI as its Chief Business Officer for Personal Lines and Branch Network in December 2016.


Chief Human Resources Officer  – HNB General Insurance Limited

Dinuka Pattikiriarachchi

Dinuka holds a Master of Business Administration (HR Special) Degree from the University of Colombo. He holds an Asian Personnel Manager Certification from NICC, Japan and also holds a National Diploma in Human Resources Management from Institute of Personnel Management, Sri Lanka.

Dinuka counts over 25 years of experience of which 19 years in the field of Human Resources Management working at many organizations. He started his professional career at Habib Bank AG Zurich and then continued at MAS Linea Aqua Pvt Ltd and Ceylon Pencils Pvt Ltd. Prior to join HNBA he was functioning as the Senior Manager Human Resources at Nestle Lanka PLC for more than 07 years.

Chief Legal Officer, Board Secretary and Compliance Officer – HNB General Insurance Limited

Sitari Jayasundara

Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public, MBA (PIM-USJ), Pg. Adv. Dip (Finance, Banking and Insurance Laws)

Presently works as Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of HNB Assurance PLC and HNB General Insurance Limited. She counts over 18 years experience in the legal profession and heading the Legal and Company Secretarial Division of HNB Assurance PLC for over 8 years. Prior to joining HNB Assurance PLC, Sitari served as Legal Officer & Company Secretary of Delmege Group of Companies and Director - Businessmate (Pvt) Limited, the Corporate Secretarial arm of Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Company, Chartered Accountants.

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