Board Of Directors – Mr.Keerthi Bandara Kotagama

B.Sc (Agric.) Sp, MBA (Finance & Management of Technology) AIT

Mr.Keerthi Bandara Kotagama is a professional Executive in the Agriculture & Business Management fields. He obtained his BSc in Agriculture (Hons) from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and Master of Business Administration (Finance & Management of Technology) from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

Mr. Kotagama was the Founder Managing Director/CEO of CIC Agri Businesses, the only “Seed to Shelf” Agriculture company in Sri Lanka and Director CIC Holdings PLC (2014 – 2017) . He currently serves as the Executive Director of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Chairman of Janatha Estates Development Board, Chairman of Galoya Plantations (Pvt) Limited, Director of The Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC, Board Director of the National Film Corporation, Member of the Board of Directors of the Ceylon Tea Museum, Board Member of Business Management Education Board of NIBM, Chairman of Feasibility study on expansion Cocoa cultivation in Sri Lanka, , Director of Kottukachchi Dairies (Pvt) Ltd (Subsidiary of National Livestock Development Board), Member of the committee on Matters related to the Plantation Sector, Ministry of Public Enterprise Development, Advisor/Consultant (Science & Technology) to the Minister of Science, Technology & Research, Advisor to the Minister of Public Administration and Management, Advisor/Consultant (Agriculture & Plantations) to the Minister of Public Enterprise Development, Board Member of CSR Sri Lanka, Board Member of Colombo School of Business & Management, Member of the Working Committee (Biotechnology & Bioethics) and Member of the Steering Committee (Food Security) of the National Science Foundation Sri Lanka. He alsoserved as the Chairman of Lanka Sugar Company (Pvt) Ltd,Member of the Board of Directors of the Coconut Cultivation Board and Member of the National Pay Commission.

Mr.Kotagama has been awarded and recognised for his professional services and contribution by several Local and International Organizations. This includes the Responsible Business Leader Award 2012, presented by the Enterprise Asia, Malaysia and the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award 2012 ,presented by the Enterprise Asia, Sri Lanka.