Mr. Romesh Elapata
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Romesh Elapata has 29 years of experience in the financial industry in several overseas markets. He has expertise in Business strategy, Corporate Banking, Operational planning and implementation. He has been widely acclaimed for his role in the development of the financial market.
Prior to joining Lankan Alliance, he was the Head of Corporate Banking in Bank Muscat-KSA from 2010 to 2017. During his tenure at Bank Muscat, he was the member of the management committee, ALCO and Country Credit Committee.
He has also worked in ICICI BANK, Sri Lanka as a Deputy Country Head and Head of Corporate Banking; Chief operating Officer of Citi National Investment Bank; Head of Corporate of Citibank, Sri Lanka before his tenure at Bank Muscat, Riyadh, with an enriching career in different areas, such as Corporate Bank Strategy, Structured Trade Finance and responsible for asset, revenue, acquisition and risk targets. Mr. Elapata holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of California-Berkeley and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Sydney Graduate School of Management